Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to his Kazakh counterpart, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev, in connection with the large-scale forest fires in the east of the republic. It has been reported press office Kremlin.
“Dear Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich, please accept the sincere words of sympathy and support regarding the catastrophic large-scale forest fires that hit the eastern regions of Kazakhstan,” the message reads.
Previously at the Ministry of Emergencies of Kazakhstan declaration The total number of victims in connection with the detection of 11 more deaths as a result of a large forest fire in the Abay region is 14 people.
On May 26, the press service of the administration of the Abay region reported that rescuers were able to detect a forest fire in an area of 3.5 thousand hectares in the territory of eastern Kazakhstan. More than 800 people participated in the extinguishing, and more than 200 equipment, including 10 helicopters and a fire train, were recorded.
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