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MOSCOW, July 26 (Itar-Tass) —— The Russian Investigation Committee is ready to help Norway to investigate a horrible terrorist act.
“Investigation Committee chief Alexander Bastrykin said he is ready to give all-round assistance to take any actions to investigate the crimes, including the information that can help to find the guilty,” spokesman of the Russian Investigation Committee Vladimir Markin told Itar-Tass on Monday.
He noted that Bastrykin sent a letter to Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Norway in Russia Knut Hauge expressing sincere condolences to the embassy and the whole Norwegian people over the tragic events on July 22 that claimed many human lives.
“The Investigation Committee chief said with confidence that that the Norwegian law enforcement agencies will find all details of these inhumane crimes and those guilty will receive a deserved punishment,” Markin said.
On July 23, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev offered the Norwegian leadership to give assistance to overcome the aftermath of the tragedy, which befell the Norwegian people.
“Dmitry Medvedev had a telephone conversation with Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg to offer once again condolences to the prime minister and the King Harald V of Norway and to express solidarity with the people of this country,” Russian presidential spokesperson Natalia Timakova said. The Russian president asked the Norwegian prime minister to convey sincere condolences to the relatives and near and dear of the terror victims and those injured in the bomb ballast and the massacre at the youth camp,” she said.
“The president also offered any assistance, which Russia can give to overcome this tragedy,” Timakova underlined.