On October 17, President of the Republic of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba expressed condolences to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in connection with the death of people as a result of an explosion in Kerch.
The text of condolences states, in particular:
“Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich!
The entire Abkhazian nation and I, personally, are shocked by the tragedy at Kerch college that took the lives of innocent people.
I express deep condolences to the friends and relatives of the victims. Please convey to them words of sympathy and support, and to all injured – wishes for a speedy recovery.
On this tragic day, we grieve together with you”.