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Azerbaijan: Shooting at the State Oil Academy

Press Statement
Robert Wood
Acting Department Spokesman, Office of the Spokesman
Washington, DC
April 30, 2009


On behalf of the Department of State I wish to express our sympathy and solidarity with the people of Azerbaijan in the aftermath of the tragic shooting today at the State Oil Academy in Baku. We extend our sincerest condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the incident and we wish a speedy recovery to those wounded. The United States is standing in solidarity with Azerbaijan, our friend and strategic partner, in this time of shock and sadness.

PRN: 2009/406


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