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Minister for Europe sends condolences following Rostov air crash

Minister for Europe David Lidington has sent condolences following the air crash in Rostov, Russia, on Saturday 19 March.


Minister for Europe David Lidington said:

“I was saddened to learn about the loss of so many lives in the plane crash in Rostov-on-Don in Russia earlier today. I extend my deepest condolences to the families and friends of all those killed. The UK stands ready to provide any necessary assistance to the Russian authorities.”

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Published 19 March 2016