The telegram states, in particular:
“Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich!
On behalf of the people and the leadership of the Republic of Abkhazia, I express condolences to you and to the friends and relatives of the victims of the An-148 passenger plane crash in Podmoskovye.
It is with deep grief that the news of this tragic event that resulted in human deaths was received in Abkhazia.
At this difficult hour, we experience this heavy loss together with you and with the friends and relatives of the victims”