EU condoles with Iraq on ferry tragedy

BRUSSELS, The European Union (EU) Friday expressed its “deep sorrow” at the loss of many lives, including many children, when a ferry sank in the Tigris River in Mosul on Thursday while people were celebrating the Nowruz holiday, on the first day of spring.

“The EU presents its sincere condolences to the families of the victims in the tragic accident,” said Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for EU High Representative Federica Mogherini in a brief statement.

Source: Kuwait News Agency