JAKARTA, 31 December 2014 – Secretary-General of ASEAN, H.E. Le Luong Minh expressed his deep concern over the recent tragedy of Indonesia AirAsia flight QZ8501.

In a letter addressed to Indonesia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Retno L. P. Marsudi, Secretary-General Minh expressed confidence in the on-going search and rescue operations led by the Government of Indonesia, in cooperation with other ASEAN Member States and the international community. The Secretary-General hoped that the spirit of ASEAN solidarity would be a source of strength through these difficult times, and extended his prayers for the family and friends of the passengers and crew members on board flight QZ8501.

The full letter