Last update: 02-Sep-2006 20:03 NATO Update

2 Sep 2006


NATO Secretary General gives his condolences
to families of victims of aircrash

NATO in Afghanistan

Following the crash of an aircraft supporting the ISAF mission in Southern Afghanistan, at which 14 British soldiers lost their life, the NATO Secretary General said: “It is with great sadness that I learned the news about this tragic loss of life. On behalf of the Alliance, I send my deep condolences to the families of the victims and I pay tribute to the sacrifice of ISAF soldiers. The Alliance is grateful to the dedication of ISAF troops to the success of this mission under difficult circumstances.”