By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani in a telephone conversation with families of Afghan victims of Ukraine plane crash in Iran offers condolence and sympathy to the families.
In the telephone conversation, Afghanistan ambassador to Iran Abdul Ghafoor Liwal first briefed about identification of Afghans martyred in the incident.
He said that a committee has been created for addressing the martyred families, saying that Afghan martyrs have been identified and a number of them have been buried.
Afghanistan ambassador to Iran added that he’s passed condolence message of the President and his instructions for assistance to the martyred and to the victim families.
Afterwards, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani spoke and while offering his condolence and sympathy to the victim families said the government was ready to provide any kind of cooperation if a family wanted to transfer the body of their martyr to Kabul.
The country’s President added that acting minister of foreign affairs has left for Britain to attend a working group created by countries suffered most of victims in the incident so that rights of the victims of the incident were clarified based on international regulations. “It is a common pain and today each Afghan considers it as his pain,” President Ghani said, adding that as a President, he was ready for any kind of cooperation in this regard.
At the end of the telephonic conversation, Mohammad Mehdi Sadat, representing the victim families praised the country’s President and Afghanistan embassy to Iran for cooperation in this regard.