Statement By Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus on the Passing of Former First Lady Ani Yudhoyono

On behalf of the Government of the United States, I want to convey my condolences to former First Lady Ani Yudhoyono’s family and the people of Indonesia on her passing.  Mrs. Yudhoyono served her country and people admirably, and dedicated her life to the betterment of Indonesia through her advocacy for the health and education of Indonesians.  In this time of mourning, please accept our deepest sympathy and reassurances that the United States will long remember Mrs. Yudhoyono’s friendship and dedication to her country.