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Message to the President of the United States

Message to the President of the United States and the American people from the NZ Government


12 September 2001

Media Statement

Message to the President of the United States and the American people from the NZ Government

The Acting Prime Minister, Jim Anderton, sent this message to President George W Bush at 4 am New Zealand time.

"Mr President

We have heard with disbelief and shock of the events in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania over the last few hours.

The people of New Zealand will share your, and the international community's, sense of outrage and pain, especially for the loss of so many innocent lives.

Our thoughts are with you and with the American people."

ENDS


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