U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate release
STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON
January 28, 2019
U.S. Condolences on Burst Dam in Brazil
We are deeply saddened by the tragic accident in Brumadinho, Brazil, where a burst dam has led to terrible loss of life and property. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those who have been affected, and we offer our condolences to the families of those who have passed away.
Our hearts are with the Brazilian people in this terrible moment, and we are continuing to monitor events on the ground. The United States stands ready to assist the Brazilian government in any way possible.
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