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Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7.55 GMT
President’s Condolences to victims of Iranian Plane Crash


President Mahinda Rajapaksa, in a letter to Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani, conveyed condolences over the death of several persons in the crash of a passenger plane in the capital Tehran.

“The Government and the people of Sri Lanka join me in expressing our heartfelt condolences to the Government and the people of Iran, particularly the bereaved families, and wish a speedy recovery to those injured in this tragedy,” President Rajapaksa said.

According to latest reports, 39 people were killed and several others injured in the plane crash.





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