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Iraqi political figure sympathizes with Iran people over plane crash

Belgrade, Top Iraqi politician in a message sympathized with Iranian people and leadership over the plane crash which claimed the lives of 65 people.

'I offer my condolences to the leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, Islamic Republic of Iran's government and people as well as the bereaved families of the victims,' Head of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim said on Sunday.

The cleric in his message prayed for their departed soul to rest in peace and wished patience for their families.

A passenger plane 'ATR' belonging to Aseman Airline crashed in the outskirts of Semirom city, south of Isfahan province, on Sunday morning and all its 59 passengers and 6 crew members were killed.

The plane was flying from Tehran to Yasouj, capital of Kohgiloyeh and Boyer Ahmad province.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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