European Union

EU Deplores Russian Train Crash

The European Union says it deplores the loss of lives in the express train crash between Moscow and St Petersburg, which is suspected to have been the result of a terrorist attack.

The Swedish Foreign Ministry released the statement on behalf of the EU, as this country currently holds the EU presidency.

The statement adds: "The Presidency supports Russia in its efforts to bring clarity into the causes of this tragic event. The Presidency conveys its profound sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims."