Erdogan will condole in connection with death of President Iran

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed condolences in connection with the death of the president, the Foreign Minister and other senior Iranian persons as a result of the helicopter crash.

The head of state shared the relevant publication on his account on the social network x.

“I express the deepest condolences to the friendly and fraternal people and the government of Iran, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr. Ali Khameni, as well as the families of Mr. Raisi and other dead,” the appeal says.

President Erdogan emphasized that Turkey supports neighboring Iran on these difficult and tragic days, as it was before in such situations.

The Turkish leader noted the contribution of Ebrahim Raisi to the provision of peace in the region.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahiyan died as a result of a helicopter crash.

According to the information of Iranian state television, surviving during the crash of a helicopter transporting Raisi and other officials,

The wreckage of the helicopter was discovered after 15 hours of search and rescue operations.