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Iranian ambassador to Sri Lanka thanks Cuba for solidarity

Colombo, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alireza Delkhosh thanked Cuba on Tuesday for its expressions of solidarity over the tragic death of President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hosein Amir Abdolahian in a helicopter crash.

Delkhosh highlighted the messages of support from Cuba’s top authorities at a meeting with Cuban Ambassador in Colombo Andrés González.

González visited at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Sri Lanka to sign the book of condolences set up there.

The Cuban diplomat expressed to Ambassador Alireza Delkhosh his condolences for the deaths of the Iranian leaders and other passengers in the unfortunate accident.

On Monday, Iranian authorities confirmed the deaths of Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian, East Azerbaijan Governor Malek Rahmati, and the Imam of the Friday Prayer of Tabriz (provincial capital), Mohammad Ali Ale -Hashem, in a helicopter crash.