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On the deadly earthquake in Lorca

Strasbourg -
Thursday, May 12, 2011

Commenting on the deadly effects of yesterday's earthquake in Spain, the President of the European Parliament Jerzy Buzek stated:  

"Our thoughts and hearts are with the victims and those who have lost their loved ones and possessions in this terrible earthquake that has hit Lorca. 

On behalf of the European Parliament, I express condolences to the families and friends of the victims. We wish that all those who were injured a full and speedy recovery. 

This is a terrible tragedy that has hit Spain. I pay tribute to all the rescue services, and to the will of the local people."

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