Spokesperson Kirby Expresses Condolences on Passing of Former Chilean President Aylwin

“On behalf of the State Department I wish to extend my deepest condolences to the people of Chile on the passing of former president Patricio Aylwin.  Former President Aylwin will be remembered as a leader who did commit to the greater good for the people of Chile.  He was a lifelong champion of justice who presided over Chile’s peaceful transition from a military dictatorship to a vibrant democracy and our thoughts and prayers are with his family and with the people of Chile today’’, John Kirby, Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs.

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