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2009 Press Releases

U.S. Ambassador Offers Condolences on the Death of Chief Minister Reddy

September 3, 2009

New Delhi -United States Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer today offered condolences to India on the loss of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YSR Reddy and the other victims of the tragic September 2 helicopter accident.  "The Chief Minister was a strong supporter of U.S-India friendship and our bilateral partnership, visible in the strong economic and family ties between the people of Andhra Pradesh and the United States," Ambassador Roemer said. 

On behalf of the U.S. government, Ambassador Roemer offered his condolences to Chief Minister Reddy's family as well as to the families of those who died along with the Chief Minister on his mission.