Azerbaijani President extends condolences to his Russian counterpart

Azerbaijani President extends condolences to his Russian counterpart
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has extended condolences to President of Russia Vladimir Putin, Ann.az reports.

The letter of condolences reads:

"Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, I am deeply saddened by the news of casualties among your compatriots as a result of the crash landing of the plane at Sheremetyevo airport.

On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I extend my deep condolences to you, families and loved ones of those who were killed and the whole people of Russia and wish those injured the soonest recovery."

Note that forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed when the plane caught fire mid-air and made an emergency landing at a Moscow airport on Sunday. In total 78 people were on board, 37 of them survived.

www.ann.az

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