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Messages of condolences

On behalf of all the members of the Permanent International Secretariat (PERMIS) of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) and myself, I wish to convey to You our absolute indignation and outrage, with which we condemn the horrendous assassination of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation accredited to the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Andrey KARLOV.

Our hearts and minds reach out to the bereaved family members of the Ambassador; kindly convey to them and to all Colleagues of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation our sincere condolences and heartfelt compassion.

Excellency, I avail myself of this tragic opportunity to renew to You the assurance of my highest consideration,

Ambassador Michael B. CHRISTIDES
Secretary General

Further, H.E. Ambassador Michael B. CHRISTIDES, Secretary GeneralĀ  of the BSEC PERMIS, signed the Book of Condolences opened at the Consulate General of the Russian Federation following the assassination of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey, H.E. Mr. Andrey Karlov. In his message, Ambassador Christides strongly condemned the horrendous act of assassination and conveyed the deepest sympathy of all PERMIS Colleagues to the family of the victim.