President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday sent a condolence message to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following the April 3 attack at the Saint Petersburg subway.
“I want to express my sincere condolences to you, to the Russian people and the bereaved families following the horrendous attack at the Saint Petersburg subway which made victims among the civilian population, ending the lives of innocent, and seriously injuring other passengers. We extend our entire sympathy and our hearts go out to the hard-hit families of the victims, and to the wounded whom we wish a quick recovery,” reads President Iohannis’s message as cited in a release of the Presidential Administration.
The head of the state also reiterated “the importance of continuing joint and coordinated efforts in fighting the scourge of terrorism and violent extremism, to prevent and combat these plagues.”
Romania’s Foreign Affairs Ministry condemns attack at St Petersburg metro
The Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE) “firmly” condemns the attack on Monday at the St Petersburg metro, resulted in several dead and injured, reads a MAE release on Tuesday.
MAE sends condolences to the victims’ families and voices hope for the fast recovery of the injured persons.
“In these difficult times, the Foreign Affairs Ministry reiterates the condemnation of all acts of this kind, regardless of the reason and form of manifestation,” the release underscores.
In a report published on Monday evening, the anti-terrorist services of Russia informed that following the blast occurred in the St Petersburg metro 11 people died and 45 injured are hospitalised.