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Secretary-General congratulates India for successful spacecraft launch
The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon:
The Secretary-General warmly congratulates the Government and people of India for the successful launching of the Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft. This achievement is yet another manifestation of the importance that India attaches to the quest for knowledge and scientific advancement. The Secretary-General is confident that this mission and its scientific research will make a valuable contribution to India’s continued development and to human progress.
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