New York

18 February 2018

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the airplane accident in Iran

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General was deeply saddened to learn of the tragic airplane accident today near Yasuj, Iran.

The Secretary-General extends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran.