GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF VANUATU
OFFICE OF THE PRIME MINISTER
31st May, 2011.
We, the Government and the People of the Republic of Vanuatu are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of the President of Abkhazia H.E. Sergei Bagapsh.
We would like to express, to the people of Abkhazia our most sincere condolences.
The People and the Government officials of the Republic of Vanuatu wish to convey sincere condolences to the close family of late President; Mr. Bagapsh was a truly inspiring leader, availing opportunities and independence in the interest of the People.
We wish to convey our assurances to the Government of Abkhazia that the foundations laid by the late President in establishing political and economic relations between our respective countries shall continue to prosper, in the interests of our peoples.
With deepest respect and since condolences.
Honourable Meltek Sato KILMAN LIVTUVANU (MP)
Prime Minister of the Republic of Vanuatu