I was profoundly distressed to hear about the tornado that swept through Oklahoma City suburbs, leaving more than 90 people dead and many more injured.
2013-04-22 Message of condolences to President Xi Jinping of China over the earthquake in Sichuan province
Dear Mr. President, the people of Lithuania and I were deeply grieved to hear about the earthquake in China's Sichuan province, resulting in the loss of several hundred innocent lives. I extend sincere condolences to the victims' families, to you and to the people of China. I wish you strength and fortitude.
Personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, I would like to express our deepest condolences on the passing of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
2013-03-11 Message of condolences to King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in connection with the death of Princess Lilian
I offer my sincere condolences on the loss of Her Royal Highness Princess Lilian. In this hour of deep sorrow, I wish Your Majesty, members of the Royal Family and those close to Princess Lilian fortitude and hope.
2013-01-27 Message of condolences to President Dilma Rousseff of the Federative Republic of Brazil over the deadly fire in the city of Santa Maria
Please accept my condolences and those of the Lithuanian people on the loss of more than two hundred lives in a terrible tragedy in the Brazilian city of Santa Maria. In this hour of immense grief, I wish strength and fortitude to the victims' families and to all the people of Brazil.
2013-01-02 Message of condolences to Iceland’s President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson on the death of Lithuanian Honorary Consul General in Iceland Professor Arnór Hannibalsson
I was deeply saddened to learn about the passing of philosopher, historian and translator Professor Arnór Hannibalsson - a very good friend of Lithuania and staunch proponent of close relations between our two countries.
2012-12-14 Message of Condolences to President Barack Obama of the United States of America on Connecticut tragedy
Dear Mr. President, I am deeply shocked to hear about the tragedy in Connecticut that resulted in the loss of many innocent lives. I want to express my heartfelt condolences and those of the Lithuanian people.
2012-07-08 Message of condolences to President Vladimir Putin of Russia over flood devastation in the Krasnodar region
Please accept my personal heartfelt sympathy and the condolences of the Lithuanian people over the devastating floods that hit the Krasnodar region, claiming many human lives. In this hour of immense pain and grief, I wish strength and fortitude to the victims' families and loved ones, to you personally, and to all the people of the Krasnodar region and Russia.
2012-04-02 Message of condolences to President Dmitry Medvedev of the Russian Federation on the loss of lives as a result of plane crash in Tyumen region
Please accept my personal sympathy and the condolences of the Lithuanian people over the tragic plane crash in Tyumen region which resulted in the loss of lives. In this hour of immense grief and pain, I wish strength and fortitude to you, Mr. President, to the victims’ families and friends.
2012-03-14 Message of condolences to King Albert II of Belgium over tragic coach crash in Switzerland
The people of Lithuania and I were deeply distressed to hear about yesterday's tragic coach crash in Switzerland that took the lives of twenty eight people - most of them children - from Belgium.
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President continues her visit in Brussels