United States Extends Condolences to Victims of Turkey Mining Tragedy

Press Statement
Marie Harf
Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
May 14, 2014

The United States expresses its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of those who lost their lives in the tragic mining accident in Soma, Turkey. Our thoughts and prayers are with those suffering during this difficult time. We hope that ongoing rescue efforts are successful and those who were injured make a full recovery. The United States stands with Turkey during this period of national mourning.