The King sends a telegram to Chile

On Thursday 14 October, The King sent a congratulatory telegram to the President of Chile.
The telegram read as follows:
The Queen and I have followed the developments in Copiapó during the last weeks and wish to extend our sincere congratulations to you, Mr. President, and to the people of Chile on the happy result of the efforts from everyone involved in the rescue operation. We wish to express our profound respect for the miners' and their families' outstanding courage under such extreme conditions.

14 October 2010