Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to President of Portugal Marcelo Nuno Duarte Rebelo de Sousa in connection with numerous victims, caused by forest fires in the Central part of the country. In a telegram to the Russian head of state stressed that Russia shares the grief of those who lost in this tragedy and their loved ones.
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in connection with numerous victims as a result of natural fires.
As reported a press-service of the Kremlin, «in a telegram to the Russian head of state stressed that Russia shares the grief of those who lost in this tragedy and their loved ones, and hope for the speedy recovery of all victims.»
In Portugal, more than 60 people were killed in forest fires. Victims – tens. Many hospitals in serious condition. Information about the Russians from the disaster area were reported. Braising is complicated by a squally wind and strong heat. Sunday in the country declared three days of mourning.
According to local police, everything indicates that the cause of the fire was not arson. Previously, the fire started after a lightning strike in a tree.
The head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov previously sent to the Minister of internal administration of Portugal, Constanza Urbano de Sousa the telegram in which he expressed his condolences and readiness to help in the fight against wildfires.
Information about the Russians among the victims of the fire in Portugal no
In Portugal, declared three days of mourning for the victims of a forest fire