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Flags flew low

29 July 2014
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The flag of the Pacific Community (SPC) flew at half-mast yesterday, next to the French flag, in a show of solidarity with the homage payed by France to the 118 people, of which 54 French nationals, who perished in the crash of Air Algeria flight AH5017 in Mali.

Hosted on French soil in Noumea, New Caledonia, since 1949, the Pacific Community, its Secretariat and staff share the sorrow of the French Nation and the families and friends of the victims.

SPC is deeply saddened by this accident, the third in a tragic series over the past two weeks, and wishes to express its most sincere condolences to all those affected and to France, a founding member of the Organisation.

(SPC), Noumea, New Caledonia

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