Dmitry Medvedev sent his condolences to President of Myanmar Thein Sein following the earthquake that struck the country.
The message reads, in part:
“It was with profound sorrow that I learned of the earthquake that has struck Myanmar, claiming lives and causing damage.
Russia is ready to provide any necessary assistance in the disaster relief effort.
Please convey my sincere condolences to the victims’ families, and my words of sympathy and wishes for a swift recovery to all who were injured in this disaster.”