Turkey condoles with Ukrainian plane crash victims

by MCR Correspondent

The Foreign Minister in Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu, has extended his condolences to Ukraine for a military plane crash that killed 22 people.

Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday September 25, 2020, on his Twitter account that, “I share the sorrow of the families of those who lost their lives in a deadly plane crash in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine,”

He extended his condolences to the “friendly Ukrainian people.”

The 22 people were killed when an An-26 aircraft of the Armed Forces of Ukraine crashed and busted into flames near the military airport in the northeastern area of Chuguiv.

“The bodies of 22 out of 28 people on board were found, two people were injured and the search for renaini four people continues,” said a statement by the State Emergency Service.

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