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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 2, 2001

Statement by the President

I am deeply saddened and shocked at King Birenda's untimely death. I also mourn the loss of Queen Aishwarya and other family members and extend my deepest sympathies to the King's extended family. I send my condolences to the Nepalese people during this difficult period. Our prayers are with the Government and people of Nepal.

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