Erdogan condoles martyrdom of Iranian counterpart

TEHRAN, May 20  :– Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed his condolences on the martyrdom of the President of Iran and the Foreign Minister of Iran.

In his condolence message, he emphasized that Turkey stands by its neighbor in this difficult and tragic situation.

Erdogan added, “I remember my brother Ebrahim Raeisi with respect,” emphasizing that Turkey stands by the friendly and neighboring country, Iran.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian have martyred in a helicopter crash in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan.

The helicopter carrying President Raeisi and his accompanying delegation crashed on Sunday in the Dizmar forest, nestled between the cities of Varzaqan and Jolfa in East Azarbaijan Province.

It was transporting Raeisi, Amir-Abdollahian, East Azarbaijan Governor Malek Rahmati, Friday Prayers leader of the city of Tabriz Seyyed Mohammad Ali Al-e Hashem, and a member of the president’s bodyguard team Mahdi Mousavi. The helicopter’s pilot, co-pilot, and crew were also among others on board the chopper.

President Raeisi and his accompanying delegation were returning from a ceremony to inaugurate a dam on the Aras River with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.


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