President of Republic expresses condolences to president of Portugal following victims of forest fires

Bir Lehlu, June 21, 2017 (SPS) - - The President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Frente POLISARIO Brahim Gali sent a message of condolences to his Portuguese counterpart, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, for the tragic consequences of the forest fires hit dozens of Portuguese lives

The President of the Republic expressed his condolences for the tragic incident and his sincere solidarity with the families of the victims and wished for the prompt recovery of the wounded

The fire, which broke out in the afternoon of June 17 in the Pedrógão Grande area and spread due to a strong wind to two other municipalities in the district of Leiria, is the deadliest of the last half century in Portugal. SPS

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