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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President’s Call with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany

The President spoke today with Chancellor Merkel of Germany concerning the crash of Germanwings flight 9525.  He expressed his condolences and those of the American people for the tragic loss of life, including the loss of many schoolchildren.  The President offered the Chancellor the full assistance of American officials in responding to this tragedy.