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An Iranian emergency official says the Turkish private jet which crashed into Iran’s Shahr-e Kord on Sunday had caught fire before the deadly incident.
An Iranian rescue helicopter is going to bring down bodies of people on board a Turkish private jet that crashed in southwestern Iran on Sunday night, while crash investigation teams from Turkey and families of the victims have arrived in Iran.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has voiced deep regret over the fatal crash of a Turkish private jet in southwestern Iran.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in a telephone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said the two countries are obliged to save the lives of Syrian people, particularly those who are under the siege of terrorists in Eastern Ghouta.
Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran's foreign minister in political affairs, has held talks with the UN envoy for Syria as well as the heads of Russian and Turkish delegations in Geneva.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Chairman of the Turkish Parliament's Foreign Committee Volkan Bozkir have sat for talks in Tehran on bilateral and regional issues.
Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, an advisor to Iranian Parliament Speaker and an influential diplomat, has blamed the Israeli regime for the ongoing tension in Eastern Ghouta, saying the Nusra Front terrorists are trying to ensure Israel’s security from inside the Syrian territory.
The foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey plan to meet next month to discuss the situation in Syria, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said on Tuesday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have called for expansion of Tehran-Ankara bilateral ties to a strategic level to tackle regional problems.