Nazarbayev expresses condolence over Russian trawler03 april 2015, 12:35
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has expressed condolence to the Russian President Vladimir Putin over the Dalniy Vostok trawler that sunk in the Western Pacific Ocean, Tengrinews reports citing Akorda.
Nazarbayev personally and on behalf of all the Kazakhstanis expressed condolence to the families of the deceased and wished the soonest recovery to the injured.
Some 132 people were on board the trawler Dalny Vostok when it went down at around 6:30 a.m. on Thursday (2030 GMT on Wednesday), off the coast of Kamchatka. Sixty-three people were rescued alive. Fifteen people are still missing.
Russian investigators said it included 78 Russian citizens, 42 Myanmar nationals, five from Vanuatu, three Latvians and four Ukrainians, without elaborating on the nationality of those who died.