World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search


Putin Condolences To Algeria Over Terror Attacks

Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria Abdelaziz Bouteflika in connection with the terror attacks that claimed many victims.

The telegram reads: "I was sorry to hear about the terror attacks that were carried out in Algeria's capital on 11 December 2008, attacks which killed dozens of peaceful Algerian citizens. Please convey my condolences to the families and friends of the victims, and my wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured.

As we strongly condemn this heinous crime, I wish to assure you of our solidarity and support.

I would like to confirm Russia's determination to expand cooperation with friendly Algeria in the fight against new challenges and threats, extremism and terrorism, and on issues such as sustainable development, and stability and security for the peoples of the region and the world."


SEE: Latest World News | Top World News | World Digest | Archives | RSS

© Scoop Media

World Headlines


South Africa: COVID-19 Pandemic Raises The Urgency Of Structural Reforms

South Africa responded swiftly to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the sharp drop in activity adds to long-standing challenges and raises the urgency of structural reforms, according to a new OECD report released today. In the latest Economic Survey of South Africa ... More>>

UN News: Security Council Stalemate Frustrates Families Of Syria’s Missing Detainees

© UNOCHA In Idlib, Syria, a displaced woman sits on the floor outside the damaged school that she now lives in. Families of the more than 130,000 people believed to be detained and forcibly disappeared in Syria, are deeply frustrated by the Security ... More>>

UN Experts: Turkey Should Preserve Hagia Sophia As Space For Meeting Of Cultures

The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul should be maintained as an inter-cultural space reflecting the diversity and complexity of Turkey and its history, and preserving the outstanding universal value which resulted in its World Heritage Status, say two UN human rights ... More>>

Hajj 2020: Saudi Arabia Readies For Unprecedented Islamic Pilgrimage Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Pilgrims selected from 160 nationalities within the Kingdom Pilgrim numbers drastically cut down as a measure to stem the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic Pilgrims finish weeklong home isolation to be followed by 4-day quarantine in Makkah MAKKAH, ... More>>


  • Pacific.Scoop
  • Cafe Pacific
  • PMC