World leaders send condolences to Russian government over plane crash

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday sent a message of condolence to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the crash of a Russian airplane on Sunday.

Xi extended his deep sympathy and sincere condolences to the families of the victims. The same day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sent a message of condolence to his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and government of Russia. Vietnam’s President Tran Dai Quang sent a message of condolence to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Russian airliner crashed Sunday shortly after taking off from Moscow, killing everyone on board, including 65 passengers and a crew of six.

Source: VOV5