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OPA News Release: [03/11/2011]
Contact Name: Adrian Haro
Phone Number: (202) 693-4655
Release Number: 11-0369-NAT

Statement by Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on earthquake and tsunami in Japan

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today issued the following statement regarding the earthquake and tsunami in Japan:

"I send my deepest condolences to the people of Japan, particularly to those who have lost loved ones in the earthquake and tsunami. Disasters like this one have devastating effects on a nation’s people, and I’m proud that President Obama has acted swiftly in providing attention and support. My thoughts and prayers are with all of Japan's people as they overcome this tragedy."