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03.04.2017 - 20: 37

Greece expressed its condolences in connection with the explosion in St. Petersburg

Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed condolences in connection with the explosion in the subway in St. Petersburg.

"Greece stunned ... the explosion in the metro St. Petersburg Greece stands on the side of the Russian people and their government and sincerely condolences to the bereaved families and wished speedy recovery to the injured." - Foreign Ministry said in a statement, received by RIA Novosti.

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Consulate General of Greece in St. Petersburg is closely monitoring the situation in cooperation with the competent Russian authorities. A source in the Foreign Ministry told RIA Novosti that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece "very seriously the" information about the incident.

Greek Foreign Ministry posted on Twitter and write in Russian: "We are close to the Russian people in these difficult moments after the explosion in the underground of St. Petersburg."

The explosion in the subway has become the main news of the Greek media. The radio station of the Greek public radio and television constantly sends new data on the situation in St. Petersburg, including direct broadcast correspondent from Moscow. Greek broadcaster ERT after the main daily newscast for 30 minutes passed news from Russia. Leading particularly noted that in the frames of St. Petersburg can not see panic among passengers.

On Monday in the St. Petersburg metro has occurred, according to various estimates, between one and two explosions. According to the National Anti-Terrorist Committee, there are dead and injured. Perhaps it is a terrorist attack, we checked all versions.

A source: RIA News

Author: Gennady Melnik

Tags: Greece, Russia, Accidents, Terrorism