Foreign Minister Steinmeier: Deeply saddened by the crash of a Russian aircraft over the Black Sea

25.12.2016 - Press release

Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier issued the following statement in Berlin on 25 December:

The news of the crash of a Russian military aircraft carrying a large army choir over the Black Sea has filled me with deep sadness.

I hope that maybe some survivors can still be found and rescued.

We extend our profound sympathy to the families and loved ones of the victims of this terrible tragedy.

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