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Foreign Secretary Statement on Nepal earthquake

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Philip Hammond responded to the earthquake that has caused terrible loss of life and widespread damage.

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

The Foreign Secretary said:

My thoughts are with the people of Nepal and everyone affected by the terrible loss of life and widespread damage caused by the earthquake.

We are in close contact with the Nepalese government. The British Embassy in Nepal is offering our assistance to the authorities and is providing consular assistance to British Nationals.

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Published 25 April 2015