The SCO Secretary-General sent a letter of condolence to the Charge d'affaires of the Embassy of Ukraine in China in connection with the crash of the Ukrainian airliner near Tehran

The content of the letter from the SCO Secretary-General is given below:

Dear Mr. Ponomaryov,

We are deeply saddened to know about the tragic death of all 176 passengers and crew members, which included 11 Ukrainian nationals, at the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Jetliner near Tehran on 08 January 2020.

The Secretariat of the SCO expresses its deepest condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the accident and to the Government of Ukraine.