Officials across the South Caucasus have expressed their condolences after a passenger plane crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing everyone on board.
The preliminary list of names shared by Life News press agency indictated that all of the passengers on the plane, which was flying from Dubai, were Russian.
"I express my deep condolences to the FlyDubai passenger plane crash in southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, which caused the loss of dozens of human lives,” said Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili in a statement.
The Boeing 737-800 crashed short of the runway while landing at 03:50 local time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday.
Armenian and Azerbaijani officials, both of whom confirmed none of their nationals were killed in the incident, also expressed their condolences.
Mammadov has been part of Azerbaijan's ruling circle for a long time. He has headed the Foreign Relations Department of the Presidential Administration since 1997 and was appointed Assistant to the President for Foreign Affairs in 2017. He was also the Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration.
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