His Excellency Mr Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation

25 december 2016, 14:55

Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich,

I am deeply shocked by the news of heavy casualties after the crash of a Tu-154 plane.

On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to you, the loved ones and relatives of those who died, and whole people of Russia.

Ilham Aliyev
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Baku, December 25, 2016