President of Ukraine

In a phone conversation with the President of Afghanistan, the President of Ukraine expressed condolences over the death of Afghan citizens in the crash of a Ukrainian plane in Iran

9 January 2020 - 13:43

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy held a phone conversation with President of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Ghani.

The Head of State expressed condolences over the death of Afghan citizens as a result of the crash of a Ukraine International Airlines plane in Iran.

“Ukraine sincerely shares the grief of the families of the dead. Truth is most important to us,” Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

For his part, the President of Afghanistan expressed his condolences to the Ukrainian people, recalling the death of nine crew members and two Ukrainian passengers.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy noted willingness of the Ukrainian side to fully join the investigation into the causes of the catastrophe.

"We will definitely provide all information about the results of the investigation to the Afghan authorities," the Head of State emphasized.