10 April 2010, 16:28

Medvedev, Putin extend condolences over Kaczynski's death

Medvedev, Putin extend condolences over Kaczynski's death

President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin have extended condolences to the Polish Parliament Speaker Bronislaw Komorowski and Prime Minister Donald Tusk over the tragic death of the Polish President Lech Kaczynski, together with his wife and dozens of officials in an air crash near Smolensk on Saturday morning.

President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin have extended condolences to the Polish Parliament Speaker Bronislaw Komorowski and Prime Minister Donald Tusk over the tragic death of the Polish President Lech Kaczynski, together with his wife and dozens of officials in an air crash near Smolensk on Saturday morning. The Russian leaders say the disaster will be investigated in close cooperation with Poland.

Mr. Kaczynski was leading a Polish delegation to commemorations in Katyn. Reports put the number of people on board at between 96 and 132. There were no survivors in the crash.

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