The US President Donald trump called President of Russia Vladimir Putin to Express condolences in connection with the explosion in St. Petersburg. About it as transfers TASS, said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.
“In a telephone conversation with Vladimir Putin, Donald trump expressed his deep condolences to the families of the victims of the barbaric act of terrorism perpetrated in the St. Petersburg underground, and asked to convey words of support to the Russian people”, — said Peskov.
Putin thanked his American counterpart for this expression of solidarity.
According to him, the President said that “terrorism is an evil that we must fight together.” Putin and the tramp “agreed to continue contacts,” he added.
Press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer was at the briefing said that the United States condemned the explosion in the St. Petersburg metro, and expressed condolences to the families of the victims. “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”, — he said.
Spicer said that the Russian side has already contacted representatives of the administration, after it became known about the explosion.
Earlier, trump, speaking to reporters, said the explosion in the St. Petersburg metro “horrible thing.”
Monday, 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 media, to put in action the explosive device the 23-year-old native of Central Asia, associated with the banned in Russia and radical Islamic groups.
According to the latest data, 11 people were killed, 45 injured are in hospitals.
A criminal case under article 205 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (“Terrorist act”).