Iranian president held a phone conversation with Sweden’s premier and extended condolences over the loss of lives of several Swedish nationals in the Ukrainian plane crash, a statement said. 

A statement by Iran’s Presidential Office said Hassan Rouhani talked to Sweden’s Stefan Lofven and said: “The Islamic Republic of Iran will continue its investigations until the final results are reached and it will clearly inform public opinions about the results.”

On Saturday, Iran admitted “accidentally” shooting down a passenger plane belonging to the Ukraine International Airline on Jan. 8.

Rouhani blamed U.S. military presence for the tensions in the

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