India on Monday condemned the suicide attacks on the Moscow metro that killed 35 people with Indian leaders assuring support in combating the forces of violence and terrorism, DPA reported.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote to the Russian President Dmitry Medvedev saying he was deeply anguished at the loss of innocent lives in the "horrific act of violence."
"At this difficult hour our thoughts are with you, the people of Russia and the families and friends of the victims of this terrible tragedy. On behalf of the government and people of India, I convey our deepest condolences," Singh wrote.
"I wish to assure you that India stands united with Russia in combating the forces of violence and terrorism," he added.
The Foreign Office said the government strongly condemned the bomb blasts and reiterated its conviction that only collective efforts by the international community can combat the scourge of terrorism that the world is facing today.
"The government of India expresses its solidarity with the government and people of Russia and hopes that the perpetrators of these senseless attacks will be brought to justice," it said.