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Russia thanks US over airline assistance

ANI  |  Moscow [Russia] 

on Sunday expressed its gratitude to the (US) for the swift assistance in resolving the situation with the

The flights were delayed in DC due to unfavorable weather conditions.

"We thank our colleagues from @USApoRusski (the US Department of State's Russian-language account on Twitter) for their response and prompt assistance," the tweeted.

The in the had turned to the for assistance. "In order to speed up the departure of flights, which were delayed due to bad weather conditions," wrote the embassy.

According to TASS, on Saturday, had announced that its flights were rerouted from their initial destination in to the in due to adverse weather conditions.

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First Published: Sun, January 07 2018. 23:20 IST