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Ivan Korčok sends telegram of condolences to Russian Foreign Affairs Minister

Ivan Korčok sends telegram of condolences to Russian Foreign Affairs Minister

27.3.2018 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov |

On 26 March, Ivan Korčok, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic sent a telegram of condolences to Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation regarding yesterday’s fire in the shopping centre in the town of Kemerovo. “We have received with remorse and regret the information about the vast fire in the shopping centre that claimed so many victims,“ stated Korčok in his telegram. At the same time, he expressed deepest condolences and our feeling of compassion with the families and relatives of the victims of this tragic event. According to the information so far, on 25 March 64 people, including children, died as a result of fire in the Siberian town of Kemerovo. Other people remain missing.