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China extends condolences over Iran plane crash

Beijing, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has expressed condolences over the crash of an Iranian plane, according to Chinese media 'Xinhua'

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday offered condolences to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif over the crash of an Iranian passenger plane earlier in the day, in which all the 66 people aboard were killed, Xinhua reported.

In his message, Wang expressed deep condolences to the victims who lost life in the air tragedy and extended sincere sympathy towards their families, Yi was quoted as saying.

An Iranian passenger plane of Asseman Airlines hit Dena Mountains, 120 km from Semirom, Isfahan Province, early Sunday morning. The debris of the plane has not been found yet, but all 66 people onboard are feared dead in the tragic incident.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency


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