Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith on Monday sent a message to his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev to express condolences over the plane crash in the Black Sea, Russia.
The message dated Dec 26, 2016 read:
I have learned with profound sadness about the crash of the Russian Army airplane which occurred on December 25, 2016 in the Black Sea causing numerous losses of lives.
On behalf of the Government of the Lao PDR and on my own behalf, I would like to convey my profound condolences and sympathy to Your Excellency, and through Your Excellency to the Government of the Russian Federation as well as to the bereaved families of the victims.
Source: Lao News Agency