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U.S. Rep. Grace Meng Issues Statement on Wildfires in Greece

July 25, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) today issued the following statement on the wildfires in Greece.

“I am deeply saddened over the death and destruction caused by the deadly wildfires near Athens. I send my deepest condolences to the families whose loved ones have been killed, and I wish those who have been injured a full recovery.

My office stands ready to help constituents who may have loved ones affected by these fires, and I will do all I can to assist them.

I thank all the brave first-responders for putting their lives on the line to battle the flames and rescue survivors, and I pray that these blazes will soon be brought under control.

The people of Greece are in my thoughts at this difficult time and I send my prayers to all who have been impacted by these terrible tragedies.”

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