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Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 9.45 GMT

President condoles on Moscow attack


President Mahinda Rajapaksa sent his condolences to the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev on the attack on Moscow’s Domedodovo International Airport yesterday (24) which killed 35 people and injured over 130 others.

‘I am well aware of the cost of terrorism on humanity as a whole’, President Rajapaksa said.

Following is the full message :

Your Excellency,

I wish to extend to Your Excellency my profound condolences on the outrage perpetrated by terrorist forces at the Domedodovo International Airport in Moscow today. I am well aware of the cost of terrorism on humanity as a whole.

I would like to convey my condolences to the victims’ families and my good wishes for the speedy recovery of all who have suffered in consequence of this tragedy.

My support is always available to Your Excellency.


Mahinda Rajapaksa
President of Sri Lanka






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