Moldova's President Igor Dodon addressed a message of condolence to his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky after the fatal plane crash in Tehran.
"On behalf of the Moldovan citizens, I extend sincere condolences to all passengers and crew members as well as their loved ones".
Moldovan Prime Minister Ion Chicu also sent a message of condolence to Ukrainian PM Oleksiy Honcharuk.
"I've been thinking of the families of all people on board and I send my sincere condolence to them. May them rest in peace".
A passenger plane carrying 176 people bound for the Ukrainian capital Kiev crashed a few minutes after taking off from Tehran’s main international airport on Wednesday. No one is believed to survive following the crash.