Reports reaching Naija News today, claims that Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over the deaths of citizens.
According to the report monitored by Naija News, the Kremlin reported that the Russian president, Putin sent a telegram to Iran president Rouhani, expressing deep condolences over the death of Iran citizens and to several other countries as a result of a plane crash which happened on Wednesday near Tehran.
Recall that Ukraine International Airline, Boeing 737 had a mishap with 176 passengers dead after it crashed at Tehran, the capital of Iran, on Wednesday morning.
The plane crashed shortly after takeoff from Imam Khomeini Airport in Tehran early this morning, Iran’s semi-official news agency ISNA reported.
Putin in his condolence message wrote; “Russia shares the sorrow of those who have lost their family and friends, and wishes them courage and strength,’’.