Condolence Statement from Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun on Malaysia Airlines MH17

I was shocked and deeply saddened to learn the news of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.  I cannot imagine how difficult this must be for the families who lost loved ones.  On behalf of the staff of the U.S. Embassy in Malaysia, I offer our sincerest condolences to the families and friends of those onboard.  The United States is a strong partner of Malaysia and we stand ready to assist in the investigation of the crash.