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Costa Rica expresses solidarity with the people and the Government of Indonesia in the aftermath of the air disaster in Papua

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 16:15

Costa Rica offers its condolences to the Honourable People and Illustrious Government of the Republic of Indonesia over the recent air disaster that resulted in a loss of life and took place at a mountain in the Okbape area in Papua, on the 16th of August.

Costa Rica joins the expressions of solidarity from the international community and offers heartfelt condolences to the families of the 54 victims of this tragedy, which occurred when an aircraft, which had taken-off from Jayapura (the capital of the Indonesian province of Papua) en-route to Oksibil (located in the centre of the island), crashed into the ground.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship expresses its greatest sympathy for the pain and grievance this tragedy has caused and offers its solidarity with the People and Government of Indonesia and in particular, the victims’ families.