Ministry of Foreign Affairs Press service Statements
Monday, 06 May 2019. PDF Print E-mail
A condolence message to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
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seisid09052019First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Ivica Dacic sent a message of condolences to Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov following the accident at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow.

"Serbia is deeply shaken by the news of the tragic deaths of many citizens of the Russian Federation as a result of an Aeroflot airplane catching fire at Sheremetyevo Airport.

Owing to the calm, composure and high professionalism of the flight crew and of other relevant Russian authorities many lives were saved, preventing a larger-scale tragedy. Serbia stands ready to offer assistance, within its capacities, to the brotherly people of Russia in this difficult time.

The Sheremetyevo Airport tragic incident caused an irretrievable loss to the families of the victims. Please convey to them, on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and myself, most heartfelt condolences", reads the message of condolence from the Serbian Foreign Minister.