29 Mar 2010 14:04

Belarusian president presents condolences to Russia

MINSK. March 29 (Interfax) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has given his condolences to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev those affected by the Moscow metro explosions.

"On behalf of the people of Belarus and himself, Alexander Lukashenko presented his condolences to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and the families and friends of the victims of the explosions at the Moscow metro's Lubyanka and Park Kultury metro stations," the presidential press office said.

The Belarusian Foreign Ministry is investegating if any Belarusians were hurt in the explosions, a ministry source told Interfax.

"So far we have no information about possible deaths or injuries of Belarusian citizens," he said.

The Minsk metro police tightened security due to the Moscow explosions, Minsk metro police spokesman Artyom Goroshevich told Interfax.