President Klaus Iohannis on Friday, as soon as he arrived from Brussels, signed in the condolence book opened by the Ukrainian Embassy in Romania, in memory of the victims of the attack blamed on the separatist forces in eastern Ukraine against the civil population.
The Romanian president addressed condolences to the families affected by the tragic event and reaffirmed its solidarity with the Ukrainian nation that has been through so much, showed a release of the Presidency’s Press Office.
“Upon my return to Romania, I will sign in the book of condolence opened at the Embassy of Ukraine in memory of victims of the attacks against civilians committed by separatists in eastern Ukraine. I express my solidarity with the Ukrainian nation and send condolences to the families affected,” President Klaus Iohannis posted on his Facebook page on Friday, prior to his departure from Brussels.
The death toll after the Wednesday attack on a barricade belonging to the Ukrainian army in the Russian-backed separatist region in eastern Ukraine, including an assault on a bus full of civilians, amounted to 12 people. Russia accused Kiev forces of being behind the attack, informed the AFP