Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sent his Iraqi counterpart, Jalal Talabani, condolences on Monday over the deadly suicide bombings that killed more than 40 people, the Kremlin said.
At least 46 people were killed and more than 100 injured as a result of three powerful explosions that hit Baghdad on Monday.
"I learned of the terrorist explosions near three hotels in Baghdad that killed and injured over 100 civilians with regret and indignation," Medvedev said.
"I confirm Russia's firm solidarity with Iraq's people and leadership in the fight against terrorism that kills innocent people," his message said.
"I convey my sincere condolences to the family and close ones of those killed, and wishes of speedy recoveries to those injured," it said.
MOSCOW, January 25 (RIA Novosti)