Labour Leader expresses regret at death of Chris Stevens
13 September 2012
Labour Leader expresses regret at the
death of Chris Stevens
Labour Leader David Shearer is
expressing his sincere sympathy and regret to the family,
friends and colleagues of the US ambassador to Libya, Chris
Stevens, who was killed in an attack in Benghazi.
worked with Chris in Jerusalem and we saw a lot of each
other socially through shared friends. He was a fantastic,
easy-going guy with an incredible passion for the Middle
“His relaxed style made him fun to be around
and a different kind of diplomat. He will be missed.
“I’d like to pass on my condolences to all those who
knew Chris and to the families of the three other US embassy
staff who died in the attack.
“I’d also like to
express my sympathy to the American people who have lost a
much respected and admired diplomatic representative,”
said David Shearer.
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