His Majesty King Juan Carlos I of Spain sent a telegram to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, thanking him for his warm words of solidarity in the face of the terrible tragedy that occurred near Santiago de Compostela on July 24. The train accident claimed the lives of over seventy people; many people were injured.
The text of the telegram is given below.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
I have very much appreciated your condolences and solidarity on the recent train accident that has occurred in Angrois (Santiago de Compostela).
At this sorrowful hour, your kind words are most welcome and they will be a source of consolation for the bereaved families.
Juan Carlos R.