Current dynamics of Russian-Turkish relations

Unofficial translation

Vladimir Putin sends condolences to Prime-Minister Recep Tayyip

The Prime-Minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to the Prime-Minister of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdo.anfollowing the flood in Istanbul.

The telegram reads, in particular:

“I was deeply shaken by news, that the flood in Istanbul and in the North-West of Turkey killed many people and caused serious economic damage.

On behalf of the Government of the Russian Federation I ask to pass my sincere condolences to the families of victims wishing speedy recovery of the injured.”

September 10, 2009