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President of Kyrgyzstan expresses condolences to President of Russia

The President of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbai Jeenbekov, expressed his condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin in connection with numerous human casualties as a result of a fire in a shopping center of Kemerovo city. The Information Policy Department of the Presidential Administration of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

«I was deeply moved by the news of numerous human casualties as a result of a fire in the shopping center in Kemerovo city. On behalf of the people of Kyrgyzstan and on my own behalf, I ask you to convey my sincere condolences to the families and relatives of the deceased, as well as the wishes for a speedy recovery to all the injured. We share the bitterness of an irreplaceable loss,» the telegram of the head of state says.

A fire occurred in the shopping center Winter Cherry in Kemerovo on Sunday. As the Russian media reported, referring to the First Vice Governor of Kemerovo region, Vladimir Chernov, 64 people, including students from Tomsk, went missing. According to the latest information, 53 people were killed.