President of Ukraine

President of Ukraine discussed the investigation into the Ukrainian plane crash near Tehran with Iranian President

9 January 2020 - 18:06

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy had a phone conversation with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani.

The Head of State expressed his condolences over the loss of Iranian citizens as a result of the crash of a Ukraine International Airlines plane in Tehran.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted that the Ukrainian side had already started its work joining the investigation into the causes of the catastrophe.

"I am hopeful for your assistance in conducting a transparent, comprehensive and objective investigation to clarify the circumstances of this tragic event as soon as possible," he said.

The Iranian party assured of full cooperation with a view to holding an objective investigation and finding out the causes of the tragedy. Hassan Rouhani stressed that Iran would provide the Ukrainian expert group with prompt access to all the necessary data.