President Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Iranian counterpart

Mon 15 Jan 2018 06:32 GMT | 10:32 Local Time

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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani.

"I was deeply saddened by the news of the death of crew members as a result of a crash of an Iranian tanker," the president said in his message.

"On the occasion of this tragedy, on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to you, families and loved ones of those who died and the whole people of Iran," the head of state said.




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