President Bounnhang Vorachit sent a message of condolence to the President of the Russian Federation, Mr Vladimir Putin, on Thursday after a recent bomb explosion in the subway in St. Petersburg.
The message read:
I have learned with profound sadness about the Metro blast occurred in St. Petersburg on 3 April2017, perpetrated by terrorists, which caused numerous deaths and injuries of innocent people.
On behalf of the Lao People and my own behalf, allow me to extend my deepest condolences and sympathy to Your Excellency and the people of the Russian Federation as well as bereaved families of the victims affected by this barbaric act of violence.
The Lao PDR strongly condemns this terrorist attack and stands side by side in solidarity with the Russian federation to cooperate with the international community in the fight against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.
Source: Lao News Agency