Azerbaijani President offers condolences to Russian counterpart due to tragedy in Komi

Politics Materials 2 February 2009 18:05 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 2 / Trend /

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolence to Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev on a human loss after a fire engulfed a nursing home in the Komi Republic, the Azertaj state information agency reported.

"The news of a human loss as the result of a fire in a care home was a source of great sorrow to me" the President said in his letter.

"On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I offer sincere condolences to you, families and relatives of the dead and all the people of Russia." President Aliyev said.