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Dutch embassy opens condolence book for MH17 victims
Publish Date: Jul 22, 2014
Dutch embassy opens condolence book for MH17 victims
People look at flowers placed in remembrance for the victims of the MH17 plane crash at Schiphol Airport, near Amsterdam, on July 21, 2014. Photo/AFP
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By Vision Reporter

An inline condolence book for the victims of flight KL4103/MH17 has been opened for signing at the Dutch embassy in Uganda.

This handout picture taken and released by the Ukrainian Presidential press-service shows Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko placing flowers in front of the Malaysian Embassy in Kiev. Photo/AFP

In a message on behalf of the greiving nation, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands say it is deeply shocked by the terrible air disaster involving flight MH17. It reads:

We mourn all those who were on board, whatever their nationality. Our thoughts are with their loved ones, friends, colleagues and acquaintances.

The Dutch government is doing all it can to gain clarity for the victims’ families as swiftly as possible. The Netherlands is pressing for an independent and transparent international investigation and calls on all those involved to provide full and immediate cooperation.

A crisis team has been set up at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in The Hague.

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