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Condolences to President of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

August 12, 2017

Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in connection with the tragic aftermath of a train crash outside Alexandria.

The President of Russia conveyed words of sympathy to the friends and families of the victims and wished speedy recovery to those injured in the crash.

Two passenger trains collided in Alexandria’s suburb: a train from Cairo crashed at full speed into a train from Port Said waiting at the station. According to Egypt’s Health Ministry, 41 people died and 132 were injured in the accident.

August 12, 2017