U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka issued the following statement today:
My deepest condolences go out to the families of the Americans killed in Libya.
I strongly condemn and denounce the attacks targeting U.S. officials that resulted in these tragic deaths.
Thousands of civilian federal employees overseas risk their lives every day in service to this country.
I honor Ambassador Stevens and his colleagues for their bravery and for dedicating their lives to service.