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Foreign Secretary offers condolences on death of Hugo Chavez

On hearing of the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, Foreign Secretary William Hague offered his condolences.

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William Hague said:

I was saddened to learn of the death of President Hugo Chavez today. As President of Venezuela for 14 years he has left a lasting impression on the country and more widely. I would like to offer my condolences to his family and to the Venezuelan people at this time.

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Published 6 March 2013