Obama briefed on deadly France plane crash, US offers help: White House

24th March 2015, Comments 0 comments

US President Barack Obama was briefed early Tuesday on a plane crash in the French Alps that killed 150 people, the White House said.

Obama was briefed on the crash of the Germanwings Airbus 320 by his assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism Lisa Monaco, National Security Council spokesperson Bernadette Meehan said.

"US officials have been in touch with French, German, and Spanish authorities and have offered assistance. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families and loved ones," she said.

© 2015 AFP

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