Georgian leaders saddened by Alps plane crash

Georgia is offering its condolences to everyone affected by the Germanwings plane crash in the French Alps., 27 Mar 2015 - 14:25, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s two leaders, the President and Prime Minister, are offering sympathy to everyone affected by the German plane crash, which smashed into the French Alps on Tuesday.

The country’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili and Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili visited the Embassy of Germany in Tbilisi today and left a note in the book of condolences yesterday.

The Georgian leaders offered their deepest sympathies to the families of the victims of the air disaster.

"On behalf of the Georgian people, in this great sorrow I would like to sincerely express my condolences and express my sympathy to the families and loved ones of the victims of the crash,” Garibashvili said.

Meanwhile Margvelashvili said: "I express my deep condolences and my sympathy goes out to the families of the victims of the crashed plane in France.”

The German embassies and consulates all over the world the flag will flight at half-mast today.

All 150 passengers and crew on board the Germanwings flight travelling from Barcelona, Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany died when the plane crashed into the French Alps on March 24.

The plane, an Airbus A3200, was found to have been deliberately crashed by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, claimed French police after investigators listened to information recorded on the plane’s black box.