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Statement from Don Brash re request for privacy

13 September 2006

Don Brash MP
National Party Leader

Statement from Don Brash

National Party Leader Don Brash advised today that he and Mrs Brash have been having some difficulties in their marriage and as a result he has taken leave for a couple of days to spend time with his family.

"Je Lan and I are working through these difficulties, and we are both committed to making our marriage work.

"As people will understand, this is a very difficult time for me and my family. I ask that the media respect our need for privacy."

ENDS


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