Pedro Sánchez conveys the Government's solidarity, affection and empathy to the families of the victims of the Valencia fire

President's News - 2024.2.23

  • x: opens new window
  • Whatsapp: opens new window
  • Linkedin: opens new window
  • Send: opens new window

Campanar neighbourhood, Valencia

The President of the Government of Spain, accompanied by the Minister for Science, Innovation and Universities, Diana Morant, the Government Delegate in the Valencian Community, Pilar Bernabé, and the rest of the regional and local authorities, has offered the Valencian City Council and the Valencian Community all the Government's help to support the victims and repair the damage caused by the fire. Sánchez highlighted "the spirit of cooperation and collaboration displayed by the different levels of the administration, together with all the emergency services".

In this regard, the chief executive valued the work of all the troops deployed in the area to quell the flames and rescue the residents trapped by the fire. "I want to thank all public servants for their work, their dedication and their commitment, even risking their lives, as we have seen with some firefighters who have been injured but are now out of danger," he stressed.

Pool Moncloa/Borja Puig de la Bellacasa

Pedro Sánchez praised the wave of solidarity that has come from the entire city of Valencia with those affected: "I want to reclaim that spirit of solidarity, commitment and empathy, because in situations as dramatic as this one, it is what we all need to show to the victims and their families".

Non official translation