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PRESIDENT of the 64th Session
United Nations General Assembly

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United Nations, New York, 29 July 2010

President Treki on the loss of life in the boat accident in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The President of the General Assembly, H.E. Dr. Ali Abdussalam Treki has learned with deep sadness, the shocking news of the capsizing of a boat in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that resulted in the loss of over 140 lives.

On behalf of all Member States and on his own behalf, the President of the General Assembly sends his prayers and condolences to the bereaved family members and the people and Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on this tragedy.