New York

11 February 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the plane accident in Russia

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.

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General