President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday condemned the terrorist bombings in the Egyptian beach resort of Dahab that killed at least 24 people, including one Russian.
"It was with sorrow that I learned of the barbaric explosions of April 24 in the Egyptian town of Dahab, which caused deaths and suffering for numerous people of different nationalities," Putin said in a statement released by the Kremlin.
"I decisively condemn the terrorists attacks, which have not and cannot be justified. I reaffirm Russia's unchanging solidarity with Egypt in counteracting terrorism and our intention through coordinated efforts to repel this direct threat to the international community. "
A 30-year-old Russian man was killed in the blasts Monday, according to the Foreign Ministry, and a Russian woman who suffered light injuries was among the dozens wounded.
Egypt is a popular vacation destination for many Russians, reports the AP.