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2 Nov 2015

Kobyakov pays respects to air crash victims at Russian embassy

Kobyakov pays respects to air crash victims at Russian embassyMINSK, 2 November (BelTA) – Belarus' Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov visited the Russian embassy in Minsk to sign a book of condolences for the victims of the plane crash in Egypt, BelTA has learned.

The Russian airliner A321 (Kogalymavia flight 9268) crashed on Saturday, shortly after leaving the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for Russia’s St. Petersburg. The debris was found across a 20sq km-wide area of Sinai. The crash killed all 224 (217 passengers and seven crewmembers) people on board. The majority of the passengers were Russian nationals. Among them there were also four Ukrainians and one Belarusian national.

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