President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov expressed his condolences to the Russian President Vladimir Putin and the people of Russia in connection with the loss of many lives in the crash of a Russian passenger plane in Egypt.
The Russian Embassy in Uzbekistan opened November 2 a condolence book, which also be opened November 3. “We are grateful to the people of Uzbekistan expressing their condolences by phone, letters and through social networks, as well as those bringing flowers, candles and toys to the gates of the Russian Embassy,” the mission statement said.
The plane Airbus A321 of Russian airline Metrojet (Kogalymavia), conducting a flight from Sharm el-Sheikh to Saint Petersburg on 31 October 2015, crushed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
All 224 people on board, including 17 children and seven crew members did not survive.