NKR PRESIDENT GAVE CONDOLENCES

Azat Artsakh, Nagorno Karabakh Republic [NKR]
05 May 2006

On May 3 NKR President Arkady Ghukassian expressed condolences to the
relatives and friends of the passengers of the A-320 plane flying from
Yerevan to Sochi, which crashed on May 3. "I give my condolences to
the relatives and friends of the victims of the crash of the plane,
flying from Yerevan to Sochi.

At this moment of sorrow I wish them all strength and
patience. Stepanakert, 3 May, 2006." THE MESSAGE OF NA SPEAKER. NKR
Speaker Ashot Ghulian offered condolences to the families of the
crew and passengers of the plane flying from Yerevan to Sochi. "The
breaking news of the plane crash filled us with deep sorrow. I offer
condolences on behalf of the National Assembly and on my behalf to the
families and friends of the crew and passengers who died in the plane
crash. I wish all of us strength of mind and patience." THE MESSAGE OF
THE GOVERNMENT. The press service of the NKR government informed that
Prime Minister Anoushavan Danielian addressed a condolatory message
on behalf of the government of NKR to the families and friends of the
crew and passengers of A-320, which crashed when flying from Yerevan
to Sochi. "We are shocked by the crash of the Yerevan-Sochi plane,
which caused the death of over one hundred people, giving us deep
sorrow. I express condolences on behalf of the NKR government and on
my behalf to the families of the crew and passengers of the plane,
and mourn for the victims."