11 January 2020 - 15:54
News ID: 448464
Ayatollah Khamenei:‎
Following the results of an investigation, released by the General Staff of the Armed Forces ‎concerning the Ukrainian passenger plane crash, Imam Khamenei issued a message.‎

RNA – Following the results of the investigation, released by the General Staff of the Armed ‎Forces concerning the Ukrainian passenger plane crash, Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei – the ‎Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution – issued a message expressing his heartfelt ‎condolences to the honorable families of the deceased, ordering General Staff to pursue any ‎possible negligence or fault in this event, and speaking about the need to prevent the ‎possibility of such accidents happening in the future. ‎

The following is the full text of the message issued on January 11, 2020, according to ‎Khamenei.ir ‎

In the Name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

After having been informed of the results of the investigation conducted by the General Staff ‎of the Armed Forces pertaining to the Ukrainian passenger plane, and after it was proven ‎that human error was involved in that incident, the grief stemming from the loss of the ‎deceased from that sad incident became heavier for me.‎

First of all, I deem it necessary to express my genuine sympathy and my heartfelt ‎condolences to the esteemed families of the dear victims and to ask God, the Exalted, to ‎bestow patience, tranquillity and peace of mind on them. Secondly, I order that the General ‎Staff of the Armed Forces pursue every case of possible negligence or error that may have ‎been committed in this painful incident. Thirdly, I ask the managers and officials in charge to ‎do everything in their power to prevent such incidents from recurring in the future.‎

May God, the Almighty and the Beneficent bestow His grace and mercy on the deceased, ‎and may He shower patience and reward on their family members.‎
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Sayyid Ali Khamenei
January 11, 2020‎


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