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Great Seal Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright
Statement on the Death of Princess Diana
Washington, D.C., August 31, 1997
As released by the Office of the Spokesman
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I was shocked and saddened to learn of the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales, and two other people in the tragic automobile accident last night in Paris. I extend my condolences to their families and friends on their loss.
The Princess will be remembered for her tireless commitment to children and to the needy of the world. My heart goes out especially to her two sons.

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