2012 Press Releases
Press Release by the U.S. Embassy, Minsk, Regarding the Tragedy in Newtown, CT
U.S. Embassy Minsk
For Immediate Release
December 16, 2012
The US Embassy in Minsk is grieving with Americans and others throughout the world regarding the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT on December 14. As President Obama said: “Our hearts are broken today.” As a mark of respect for the victims, the Embassy has lowered its flag, as have all other US government institutions and ships at sea. The Embassy will observe a moment of silence on Monday, December 17. We thank all for their heartfelt expressions of sympathy and condolence at this difficult moment.