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SG/SM/19933
8 January 2020

Secretary-General Deeply Saddened by Crash of Ukrainian Passenger Plane in Iran

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

The Secretary-General is deeply saddened by the crash of a Ukrainian airliner near Tehran today.

He expresses his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the Governments of all the countries whose nationals lost their lives in this tragedy.

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