STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON SHOOTINGS IN ORLANDO

Posted on: June 13, 2016

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For Immediate Release
 
STATEMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS ON SHOOTINGS IN ORLANDO
 
12 June 2016
 
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its sympathy to the people of the United States and the people of Florida and the city of Orlando, following the murders of 49 people in Orlando. Orlando is a city with which our country has significant trade and familial ties. The state of Florida is also our closest trading partner. In addition there are significant familial ties with Florida . Our offices in Florida will be monitoring events to ensure that Bahamians are afforded the legal protections in the state and in the city. A diplomatic note will be sent expressing the condolences from The Bahamas.
 
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