President Rouhani has extended condolences to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over a deadly plane crash that killed over 200 people.
In a message to Putin on Saturday, President Rouhani expressed his sympathy with the Russian government and nation as well as the bereaved families of the victims.
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham also offered her condolences to the Russian government and people over the tragic incident.
The Russian passenger aircraft crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula with Egyptian officials and the Russian Embassy in Cairo confirming that all 224 people on board the flight have been killed.
The Airbus A-321 chartered by Russian airline Kogalymavia was carrying 217 passengers, including seven children, and seven crew members.
Russia’s Ria Novosti news agency has reported that the bodies of 100 passengers, including five children, together with one of the aircraft’s flight recorders had been found.