domodedovo blast 311.
(photo credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu sent a letter to Russian President Dmitry
Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday night, saying Israel
condemned the terror attack in Moscow, sent its condolences to the families of
the victims and expressed solidarity with the Russian people in its fight
Netanyahu also offered his condolences during a speech
to the Knesset plenum.
Explosion shakes Moscow airport; at least 35 dead
“The world needs to unite to defeat terror,” he
told the Knesset.
“Terror is international, and the response to terror
must also be international. If we join forces, the terrorists will not defeat
us. We will defeat them and foil their missions.”
Avigdor Lieberman, meanwhile, spoke with Israel’s envoy to Moscow, Dorit
Golender, and was told that there were no Israelis among the dead or
“The struggle against terrorism is a universal one that crosses
borders against extremists, wherever they are,” Lieberman said.
to the Foreign Ministry, there were no Israeli planes at the airport when the
attack took place. It said that all El Al employees were safe, and that El Al
flights to Moscow were canceled for Monday night.