Foreign Minister Steinmeier on the crash of a passenger plane in Russia

19.03.2016 - Press release

Foreign Minister Steinmeier issued the following statement on 19 March on the crash of a passenger plane in southern Russia:

I am shocked by the news of the tragic plane crash in Rostov-on-Don, in which so many people lost their lives. Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the families and friends of the victims. As the majority of those killed were Russian citizens, I would also like to offer my sincere condolences to the Russian Government.

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