Vladimir Putin has expressed confidence that the authorities will take all the necessary and adequate measures to reliably protect the citizens against terrorist violence and extremism. The president said this at the ceremony of the presentation of credentials by the ambassadors of a number of foreign countries in the Kremlin.
The head of state noted that the ambassadors of Cyprus, Tunisia, Vietnam, Japan, Hungary and Portugal are beginning to carry out their duties in Russia at a time when Russian society "is strongly upset by the consequences of the tragedy when terrorists captured hostages in the building of the Theatre Centre in Moscow." "We grieve over the innocent victims of that cruel bandit action," said Vladimir Putin.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part