Statement by EU President Juncker on the incident in a coalmine in Czechia

President Juncker issued a statement upon learning of the tragic incident which occurred in a coal mine in Czechia and claimed the lives of eleven Polish and two Czech miners. He said: "My thoughts go out to the families of the victims, to the national authorities and to the people of Czechia and Poland. I also want to pay tribute to all miners, the courage and dedication they show each day, and commend the rescue teams' efforts. In these trying times, Czechia and Poland can count on the European Commission's support and solidarity." 

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