Press release

President Faure sends message of condolence to Russian Federation following aircraft crash in Black Sea

December 26, 2016

President Danny Faure has sent a message of condolence to the President of the Russian Federation, Mr Vladimir Putin following the tragic crash of a Russian military aircraft in the Black Sea on route to Lataki, in the Syrian Arab Republic. 

In his message of condolence President Faure said that this disaster was a a great tragedy during this festive period and is further amplified by the fact that the artistic world mourns the loss of the famed Alexandrov military music ensemble.

“The Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles share in the pain of the families of the victims at this time and we offer our prayers for all those who have tragically perished in this disaster,” said President Faure in his message.