News ID: 274804
Published: 0724 GMT September 27, 2020

Iran sympathizes with Ukraine over plane crash

Iran sympathizes with Ukraine over plane crash

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh on Sunday offered condolences to the people and government of Ukraine over the crash of a military plane that killed 26 people.

He also expressed his sympathy to the bereaved families of victims of the deadly crash that had only one survivor, Mehr News Agency (MNA) reported.

The tragic event occurred at around 20:50 local time (19:50 CET) near the eastern city of Chuhuyiv, in the Kharkiv region, some two kilometers away from a military airport.

The 28 people on board the AN-26 plane were military pilots and cadets of the Kozhedub Air Force University.

Resource: MNA
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