Iran’s President Condoles Russia on Plane Crash

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, offering the Iranian nation’s condolences to Russia over a plane crash that killed all 92 people on board on Sunday.

Iran’s President Condoles Russia on Plane Crash

In his message, President Rouhani expressed deep sympathy with the Russian government and families of the victims.

A Tupolev 154, carrying members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, a famed army choir and orchestra, crashed on Sunday shortly after a refueling stop in Sochi.

Twelve bodies have been recovered, along with 156 body parts, according to a statement by Russia’s Defense Ministry.

The flight data recorder of the plane has been recovered, the statement added.

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