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Iranian FM apologises for plane 'disaster', cites 'US adventurism'

Iran's foreign minister Saturday offered his country's "profound regrets, apologies and condolences" after the armed forces admitted shooting down a Ukrainian airliner due to "human error".

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 11 Jan 2020 5:10 AM GMT

Iranian FM apologises for plane disaster, cites US adventurism
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Tehran: Iran's foreign minister Saturday offered his country's "profound regrets, apologies and condolences" after the armed forces admitted shooting down a Ukrainian airliner due to "human error".

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"A sad day," Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote on Twitter. "Human error at time of crisis caused by US adventurism led to disaster," he said.

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"Our profound regrets, apologies and condolences to our people, to the families of all victims, and to other affected nations."

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(PTI)

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