MOSCOW, July 23. /TASS/. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev sent telegrams to Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel and Bavaria’s Prime Minister Horst Seehofer, where he expressed condolences over the tragedy in Munich, the prime minister’s press service said on Saturday.
In a telegram to Angela Merkel, the Russian prime minister said that "barbarian crime" does not have any justification.
"We share the sorrow and pain of all people in Bavaria," he said in a telegram addressed to Seehofer. "Please say for me the words of support and sympathy to the families and close friends of the victims, and wish soonest recovery to the injured."
Nine people were killed and 16 injured in the shooting in Munich on Friday. The shooter was an 18-year-old German citizen of the Iranian origin. Later on, he shot himself.