Tuesday, January 26, 2010

U.S. Government Expresses Condolences

On January 25, 2010, White House Spokesman Robert Gibbs released the following statement: "We are deeply saddened by the loss of the passengers on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 409 in Beirut, Lebanon last night. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and friends of those who lost loved ones. The United States commends the government of Lebanon and the United Nations rescue workers in their immediate response and recovery effort."