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Ministr zahraničních věcí Lubomír Zaorálek
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Letter of Condolence Following the Tragic Events in Mecca


Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek sent a condolence telegram to Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, following the tragic event in Mecca where at least 717 people died in a stampede.

Your  Excellency,

I learned with deep sorrow of the tragic event near Mecca that claimed hundreds of lives of pilgrims performing their religious duty. 

I would like to extend my sincerest condolences to the relatives and families of the victims and  wishes of a speedy recovery to the injured.