Press release

President Faure sends message of condolence to Russia

July 4, 2019

President Danny Faure extended his condolences to the President of the Russian Federation, H.E. Mr. Vladimir Putin, upon learning of the tragic news of the fire that destroyed a Russian submersible, claiming the lives of 14 Russian officers and injuring several crew members.

In his message President Faure said “On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, please allow me to extend our heartfelt condolences to you, to the families of the victims and everyone affected by this unprecedented tragedy.”

“We are convinced that the strong resilient spirit of the Russian people will act as a pillar of strength in all the efforts to overcome this tragedy and restore a sense of normalcy” added the President.