Sargsyan offers condolences on Russian trawler sinking

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has extended his condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in connection with the sinking of a trawler in the Sea of Okhotsk.

According to the presidential press service, Sargsyan asked Putin to convey his condolences to the relatives of the victims and wished them fortitude.

The Russian freezer trawler, Dalni Vostok, went down in the Sea of Okhotsk off the Kamchatka Peninsula early on Thursday. At least 56 of its 132 crew members were killed.