TEHRAN (defapress)- Mongolian Foreign Minister Damdin Tsogtbaatar in a message to his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif extended his condolences on the occasion of the devastating floods in Iran.
News ID: 76622
Publish Date: 05April 2019 - 14:50
"Our mind and heart are with the families who lost their loved ones in the incident," Tsogtbaatar said while offering his deepest condolences on the sad occasion.
The Mongolian foreign minister, however, expressed his certainty that the Iranian government would overcome the current hard situation.
Several foreign dignitaries, including Head of the Catholic Church and Sovereign of the Vatican City State Pope Francis as well as ambassadors of the UK, Norway, Austria and the UN Information Center (UNIC) in separate messages have already expressed their condolences over the deadly incident.
According to the forensics officials, the recent floods across Iran have left 62 people dead so far.
The tragedy started in the four Northern provinces of Mazandaran, Golestan, Semnan and North Khorassan on March 20. Thirty provinces of Iran have been hit by severe weather conditions since then.
Over 56,000 people were affected in various cities and rural areas in Golestan and Mazandaran as a result of heavy rainfall that hit the two provinces on March 19 and 20.
While the nation was shocked by the casualties and magnitude of destructions in the Northern regions of the country, another round of floods hit the country in the Western and Southwestern provinces on March 25.