Daily Press Briefing

Statements made by
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson
(excerpts)

(Paris, August 8, 2007)

[Please note that only the original French text issued by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be considered official.]

ACCIDENT OF A BUS FROM POLAND

I will read a statement made by Foreign and European Affairs Minister Bernard Kouchner:

“I am deeply saddened and shocked at the tragic bus accident this morning in the Nord department which claimed the lives of three Polish citizens.

“I offer the victims’ families and friends my very sincere condolences.

“I offer Polish Foreign Minister Anna Fotyga my complete solidarity in this new trial. We are mobilized, in close liaison with the Polish Embassy in France, to help the Polish authorities and victims’ families with formalities and information.”./.

Embassy of France, August 8, 2007