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Iran voices condolence on death of Polish president in plane crash

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, April 10, IRNA -- Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast on Saturday expressed condolences on death of Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his entourage in a plane crash on Saturday.

Mehmanparast said that the Islamic Republic of Iran expresses condolences on the tragedy and sympathizes with the bereaved families.

Polish President Lech Kaczynski and a number of the country's highest officials died on Saturday when their plane Tupoleve-154 crashed in North Smolensk in west of Russia.

Some 132 passengers and the crew on board were killed in the incident.

The Polish president was to attend in a special ceremony in Russia to commemorate polish officers killed during world war II.

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End News / IRNA / News Code 1046790



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