President of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) Arayik Harutyunyan sent a condolence telegram to President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

The telegram particularly reads as follows:

In Artsakh we were deeply saddened by the news about the accident that took place in Kemerovo Region of the Russian Federation and took the lives of a dozen people.

On behalf of the people and authorities of Artsakh and myself, I express condolence and support to you, respected Vladimir Putin, as well as to the families and close ones of the miners who became victims of the tragic disaster. I wish all the injured speedy recovery.

At this difficult time, we share the grief and sorrow of loss with the Russian people.”