Turkmenistan and Ukraine expressed condolences to Kazakhstan 27 декабря 2012, 18:55
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. Photo courtesy of rus.azattyq.org
President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov and President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich have expressed condolences to Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev over the military plane crash that claimed lives of 27 people, Tengrinews.kz reports.
“Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov passed his condolences to Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev in relation to the crash of the military plane near Shymkent that caused death of the commanders and employees of Kazakhstan Border Control Service. Head of Turkmenistan also passed words of compassion and support to the families of the victims,” the state information agency of Turkmenistan writes.
President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovich expressed sincere condolences on behalf of the Ukrainian people. He pass words of support to the families of the victims. “It was with deep sorrow that Ukraine took the news on the crash of the military plane that claimed people’s lives,” the press-service of Ukrainian President writes.
Earlier the condolences over AN_72 crash were expressed by President of Russia Vladimir Putin, President of Belarus Aleksander Lukashenko and President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev .
A day of national mourning was declared in Kazakhstan on December 27. All entertainment shows and events were cancelled for that day.