Obama signs MH17 condolence book at Dutch Embassy

America's President Barack Obama has signed the book of condolence for the victims of the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine at the Dutch embassy in Washington DC. He expresses his condolences to friends and family who lost loved ones on behalf of the American people. 

Obama arrived at the Dutch embassy in the US capital at 5.30 p.m. to sign the book and assure the Dutch that he stands behind them to make sure that justice is done.

"No words can adequately express the sorrow the world feels", the president wrote. "It is made more acute by the deep ties of friendship between our two countries."

"Bound by that friendship, we will not rest until we are certain that justice is done", the president concludes before signing off with 'God Bless'.