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Statement Of The Spokesperson Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Hüseyin Müftüoğlu, In Response To A Question Regarding The Crash Of The Russian Plane Today , 25.12.2016

QA-49, 25 December 2016

We have learned with deep sorrow that a Tupolev-154 type plane of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation carrying 84 passengers and 8 crew members crashed into the Black Sea this morning.

We convey our condolences to the families and relatives of those who lost their lives, and to the friendly people and state of Russia.