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Message to the Foreign Secretary following the Boxing Day tsunami

Published 26 December 2004

I was deeply saddened to learn of the dreadful situation in Asia following this morning's earthquake. Please would you convey my concern and condolences to the governments of all the countries that have been affected, and my sympathies to the families of all those who have been killed, and to those who have been injured.