World Bank Extends Sympathy to United States

WASHINGTON, September 12, - The following is a statement issued today by World Bank President James D. Wolfensohn.

On behalf of the Board of Executive Directors, Management, and staff of the World Bank Group, I wish to express our shock and deep sorrow at the tragic events that occurred in the United States on September 11th. We express our deepest sympathy and solidarity with the American people, and the United States authorities, and extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of all wh