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Cambodian PM shares condolences to Polish President's death in plane crash

2010-04-12 10:51 BJT

Special Report: Polish President Dies In Plane Crash |

PHNOM PENH, April 11 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen sent condolence letter to Polish Prime Minister for the death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski in a plane crash.

"I am extremely shocked and saddened to receive news that His Excellency President Lech Kaczynski and first Lady, along with many other Polish dignities were killed in a plane crash in Western Russian today," Hun Sen said in a letter sent to Polish Prime Minister on Saturday.

"On this very sad moment, on behalf of the Royal Government and people of Cambodian, allowed me to convey to Your Excellency and through you to the Government and people of Poland as well as the bereaved families," said the letter.

Kaczynski was killed when a Russian made Tupolev plane plummeted into thick fog near western Russia on Saturday. All 97 people on board were killed.

Editor: Jin Lin | Source: Xinhua