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Local EU Statement on the earthquake in Aceh province

Jakarta, 07/12/2016 - 14:43, UNIQUE ID: 161207_11
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The European Union Delegation issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Indonesia:

"We offer our sincere condolences to the families of the victims and the people of Indonesia for the loss of lives and destruction caused by the earthquake that hit the Pidie Jaya district in Aceh Province, Indonesia this morning.

The European Union has a long-standing commitment to Indonesia and, in particular, the province of Aceh, notably after the 2004 Tsunami. We stand by the Indonesian people at this difficult time and are ready to help".

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