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Iran sympathizes with Laotian gov’t, nation

Tehran, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi extended condolences to the Laotian government and people over tragic incident which was caused after a dam collapsed in Laos, leaving hundreds dead and many more vanished.

According to the report of Foreign Ministry Media Department on Saturday, Qasemi sympathized with Laotian people and government.

A dam on Mekong River in southeast of Laos suddenly collapsed last Monday, killing hundreds of people and making a large number of people homeless.

Laos with a population of 7 million has built several dams on rivers in a border area with Thailand to generate electricity.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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