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President Karzai Expresses His Regret at the Death of 170 People in Russia


Arg, Kabul – H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, expressed his deep regret at the unfortunate death of 170 people in Russia.

According to reports, a Russian Tu-154 passenger jet airliner with 171 persons aboard crashed in Ukraine on Tuesday after flying into a thunderstorm.

The President, on behalf of the people of Afghanistan, expressed his heartfelt sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of Russia.

For further information, please contact:

Office of the Spokesman to the President
Tel.:  + 93 (0) 799 33 77 55
         + 93 (0) 799 90 94 29

Released by the Office of the Spokesman to the President
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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