U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement on the deaths of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, during anattack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
"I join President Obama, Secretary Clinton and my colleagues in the Senate in strongly condemning the horrific attack targeting American diplomats and personnel in Libya. My heart goes out to the families of Ambassador Stevens and the other brave Americans who were killed in this senseless act of violence. They were committed public servants who courageously risked theirlives supporting the Libyan people and political transition. The service ofthese brave Americans epitomizes the best of our values, and their sacrifice will not be forgotten."