OFFICIAL STATEMENT 047
Death of United Nations personnel in the Ethiopian airplane crash

​The Government of Spain wishes to convey its condolences to the families and friends of at least 22 employees of the United Nations and its agencies who died in the tragic plane crash that took place yesterday in Ethiopia

11/03/2019

​Spain also wishes to express its condolences and solidarity on these deaths to the Secretary-General of the United Nations and to all the staff of the Organization, and to pay tribute to the women and men who, under sometimes extremely harsh and difficult conditions, serve for the benefit of humanity, thus realizing the purposes of the Charter of the United Nations to achieve a fairer, more equitable and peaceful world.
 
The Spanish Government wishes to express once again its full support for the United Nations in its indispensable work for peace and development in the world, and its confidence in multilateralism as the main channel for tackling the major problems affecting humanity.

 

 

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