Secretary-General Expresses Deep Sadness over Deadly Plane Accident near Moscow, Extends Condolences to Victims’ Families, Government of Russian Federation

SG/SM/18892
11 February 2018

Secretary-General Expresses Deep Sadness over Deadly Plane Accident near Moscow, Extends Condolences to Victims’ Families, Government of Russian Federation

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary‑General António Guterres:

The Secretary‑General has learned with deep sadness of the tragic plane accident today in the Moscow region, in which all passengers and crew reportedly lost their lives.

The Secretary‑General conveys his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of the Russian Federation.

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