President Mohamed Nasheed has sent a message of sympathy to President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia following the crash of an Indonesian military plane in Java resulting in the death of a number of people. The President’s message reads as follows:


“I was deeply saddened to learn of the loss of lives in a plane crash in Java. At this time of distress, I send my heartfelt condolences to the families of those who have died and my profound sympathy to Your Excellency, the Government and the people of Indonesia.”