2015-09-24 16:16:00

Putin expresses his condolences upon death of many pilgrims in Saudi Arabia - Kremlin

Moscow, September 24, Interfax - Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his condolences to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud upon the death of a great number of pilgrims participating in rituals in the Mina Valley, celebrating Eid al-Adha, or the Feast of the Sacrifice, the Kremlin press service has said in a report.

"Putin has sent his sincere sympathy to the family members and dear ones of the people killed in the accident, and his wishes of speedy recovery to all the injured," the report says.