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The Queen's message on death of President Chávez

On the passing of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, Her Majesty The Queen sent the following message.

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I have learnt of the recent death of President Hugo Chavez. His passing will be felt not only in his own country but more widely.

On behalf of the United Kingdom, I extend my condolences to the President’s family and the people of Venezuela.

Elizabeth R.

Published 7 March 2013