The United States condemns the explosion in the St. Petersburg metro, and expressed condolences to the families of the victims. As reported by RIA Novosti, said at a briefing press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer.
According to him, President Donald trump was informed about the perfect attack. “The United States condemns this horrific act of violence. Our thoughts and prayers along with Russian citizens, and we Express our deepest condolences to the families of the victims,” said Spicer.
Official representative of the administration said that such attacks “remind us that the global community must work together” to counter these threats. Spicer added that the U.S. is ready to offer help to Russia, which may want to investigate.
In response to a question of journalists, whether communicated the two leaders after the explosion, he said that trump has not yet spoken with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, but with Russia contacted his team.
By trump, speaking to reporters, earlier said the explosion in the St. Petersburg metro “terrible thing”, reports Reuters.
Monday afternoon, April 3, an explosion occurred in the car on the stretch between stations of the Petersburg underground “Sennaya square” and “Institute of Technology”. Later at the station “Ploshchad Rebellion” was detected and defused an improvised explosive device.
According to the latest data, the blast killed 11 people, 45 injured are in hospitals.
A criminal case under article 205 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (“Terrorist act”). Putin said that the analysis of all versions, including a terrorist attack.