Military aircraft crash: President Brahim Gali offers condolences to his Algerian counterpart

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Areas), April 12, 2018 (SPS) - The President of the Republic, Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO, Mr. Brahim Gali, has Wednesday sent a message of condolence to his Algerian counterpart, President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika following the military aircraft crash, which occurred Wednesday morning near the air base of Boufarik .

"We learned with deep sorrow of the serious incident of the Algerian military aircraft crash killing 257 people, 10 of whom crew members and thirty Sahrawi patients returning from period of treatment in the Algerian hospitals ," the President of the Republic says in condolences message.

The President of the Republic, in his own name and on behalf of the people and the Government of the Sahrawi Republic, conveyed his deep compassion and sincere sympathy to his Algerian counterpart and the families of the victims.

"At this difficult time when the blood of the Algerians and the Sahrawi is mixed up with this tragedy, the feelings of sadness, emotion, solidarity, fraternity and friendship between the two peoples and brotherly countries are also mixed," the Secretary-General of the Frente POLISARIO adds in his message of condolence.

Gali reiterated to his Algerian counterpart, to the brotherly Algerian people, and to all the families of the victims, his sincerest condolences.SPS