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Dmitry Medvedev sent his condolences to Leader of the Libyan Revolution Muammar al-Gaddafi following the plane crash at Tripoli airport

May 12, 2010

The telegram reads, in part:

“I was deeply saddened by the news of the tragedy that occurred at Tripoli’s airport, taking many lives.

On my own behalf and on behalf of all Russian people I would like to express sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims, to the friendly people of Libya and to you personally.”

An Afriqiyah Airways passenger plane crashed today when landing at the Libyan capital, killing 103 passengers and crew.

May 12, 2010