Statement from Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the United Nations Plane Crash in Haiti

Susan E. Rice
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations 
U.S. Mission to the United Nations 
New York, NY
October 9, 2009


“It is with great sadness that we learned today of the loss of eleven United Nations peacekeepers in a plane crash in Haiti.

The victims, from Uruguay and Jordan, were conducting critical work for the UN mission in Haiti.  We extend our deepest condolences to the families of these brave peacekeepers. Our thoughts and prayers are with them in this difficult time.”


PRN: 2009/209