Letter of condolences from President Tusk to the President of Italy, Mattarella, and Prime Minister Renzi following the earthquake in central Italy
EU News 284/2016
Brussels, 25 August 2016
"I would like to offer my deepest condolences to Italy for the loss of life and destruction caused by the devastating earthquake in central Italy. As the situation continues to unfold, my thoughts are with those affected, the families of those who have lost their lives, those desperately waiting for news and those injured. My heartfelt thanks for those who are involved in the rescue operations.
I stand ready to do everything in my power to help the Italian authorities and the Italian people at this time of grief and suffering."
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