Jerusalem - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirms that two Israeli citizens were among the 157 people killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash outside Addis Ababa.
Netanyahu’s office said he spoke with Israeli envoys who briefed him with details. Netanyahu says in a statement that “our hearts go out to their families.”
More than 30 nationalities were among the victims.
Meanwhile, Slovakia’s foreign ministry confirms authorities’ earlier reports that four Slovak nationals were killed.
And a Dutch foreign ministry spokeswoman says embassy staff are working to confirm that five citizens from the Netherlands are among the dead.