The Minister of foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkevics on behalf of Latvia expresses condolences to Russia in connection with the tragic plane crash of Boeing 737-800 aircraft of the airline Flydubai, which killed 62 people. Foreign Minister expresses deepest condolences to the families and relatives of the victims.

It is reported that on Saturday, March 19, at the second attempt to land because of poor weather conditions in southern Russia crashed the plane, EN route from the United Arab Emirates to Russia. The plane crashed at the airport in Rostov-on-don, there were 55 passengers and 7 crew members.

The Ministry of emergency situations of the Russian Federation informed the Embassy of Latvia in Moscow that Latvians among those killed in the crash no.

Their condolences on the social network Facebоok also expressed the mayor of Riga nil Ushakov.

"My deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed in a plane crash in Rostov-on-don" wrote Ushakov.