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Latvian Foreign Minister sends letter of condolence to US Secretary of State

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Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics has sent a letter of condolence to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in relation to the deaths of six American soldiers that were part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. In it, he expresses his deepest condolences to families and friends of those soldiers.

«Latvia grieves this sad loss of lives of the US military force. This tragic incident, coinciding with the Tokyo Conference, clearly illustrated that security in Afghanistan is still very crucial to the rebirth of the war torn country,» the Foreign Minister emphasized in his letter.

It was previously reported that six NATO ISAF soldiers from USA died on July 8, as a result of an explosion of a roadside placed bomb.

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