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Gitanas Nausėda extended condolences to the people of Portugal on the passing of former President Jorge Sampaio

2021-09-13

On Monday, President Gitanas Nausėda extended condolences on the passing of the former President of Portugal, Jorge Sampaio.

In his letter to President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa of Portugal, Gitanas Nausėda expressed his deep respect for the outstanding state person.

“The people of Lithuania and I were deeply saddened to hear about this immense loss. I would like to convey my heartfelt condolences to the former President’s family, loved ones and to the people of Portugal,” the President wrote.

Jorge Sampaio died at the age of 81. He led the Portuguese Republic from 1996 to 2006 and held various positions at the United Nations in recent years.

The President‘s Communication Group

Last updated 2021.09.13 15:36

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