On December 31, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba expressed condolences to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in connection with a tragic incident in Magnitogorsk.
The text of condolences states, in particular:
“On behalf of the people and the leadership of the Republic of Abkhazia, please accept the words of condolences in connection with the tragic events in Magnitogorsk.
We express sincere condolences to the friends and relatives of the victims, wish a speedy recovery to the injured and strength of spirit to the survivors of the tragedy.
In this difficult hour, the people of Abkhazia share in the grief of those who lost their friends and relatives”.