Bashkirian government delegation to visit crash scene in Germany on July 12

The government delegation of Bashkiria, a Russian republic on the Volga river, is to leave for Germany on Friday to take part in the mourning rally in commemoration of those killed in the aircrash on July 2nd. The rally will be held in the city of Friedrichshaven. The Tu-154 that collided with a cargo Boeing belonged to a Bashkirian airline.

The delegation is headed by the republic's prime minister Rafael Baidavletov.

According to RIA Novosti data, the delegation will also discuss with the German authorities a possibility of opening an obelisk on the scene of the crash that killed 71 people.