Ilham Aliyev expresses condolences to Putin over Kazan attack
President of Azerbaijan İlham Aliyev expressed his condolences to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin over the recent shooting in a Kazan school.
"Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, I am deeply shocked by the news of the death of children and adults in a shooting at one of the schools in Kazan. On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I express my sincere condolences to you, relatives and closed ones of the dead, and wish the injured soonest recovery," the letter said.
Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva also expressed their condolences to President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
"Dear Rustam Nurgaliyevich, it is with deep sorrow that we received the news of the death of children and adults as a result of a shooting at the school No 175 in Kazan. Sharing the grief of the irreparable loss, we express our sincere condolences to you, relatives and closed ones of those who died, and wish the injured soonest recovery," the letter said.