TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (Press Shia) – President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev offered condolences to President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani on Jan. 21.

“I was deeply saddened by the news of the loss of lives as a result of the collapse of a multi-storey building in Iran,” said President Aliyev in his letter.

“On the occasion of this tragedy, on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my deepest condolences to you, the families and loved ones of those who died and the whole people of Iran, and wish the injured the swiftest possible recovery,” added the president. “May Allah rest the souls of the dead in peace!”

TREND/Press Shia