Secretary-General Deeply Saddened by Deadly Earthquake in Indonesia

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28 September 2018

Secretary-General Deeply Saddened by Deadly Earthquake in Indonesia

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the damage and terrible loss of life and injuries caused by the earthquake on Friday, 28 September, in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi.

The Secretary-General extends his condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government of Indonesia.

The United Nations stands ready to support the Government-led ongoing rescue and relief efforts.

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