lham Aliyev offers condolences to Vladimir Putin over Sheremetyevo tragedy
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has offered his condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the deadly plane fire incident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport.
"I was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties as a passenger plane made an emergency landing at the Sheremetyevo airport. On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to you, the families and loved ones of those who died, and the whole people of Russia, and wish the injured the swiftest possible recovery," Ilham Aliyev's statement reads.
Aeroflot’s Sukhoi Superjet 100 passenger plane caught fire after emergency landing at Sheremetyevo shortly after the takeoff on Sunday. Forty-one people died in the crash.