President Basescu sends condolences to President Bouteflika over deadly airplane crash

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Romania's President Traian Basescu on Tuesday sent condolences to Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika over an airplane crash that left more than 100 Algerian troops dead.

'I have learned with deep sorrow the news about the airplane crash that left over 100 Algerian troops dead. At this time of tribulation, I want to convey to you, esteemed Mr. President, on my behalf and the behalf of the Romanian people, condolences and our deep solidarity with the bereaved relatives of those killed in this tragedy,' reads the message.

A military carrier on Tuesday crashed in eastern Algeria, with 103 people aboard being killed, according to local sources and media quoted by the AFP, Reuters and Xinhua news agencies. AGERPRES


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