Zarif extends condolences on demise of Iraq's ex-president
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif offered his condolences on demise of ex-president of Iraq Jalal Talabani, the Foreign Ministry Media Department said in a report.
Zarif wrote that news concerning 'demise of former president of Iraq caused deep sorrow and regret' for him.
According to the minister, the late Talabani was an influential, notable and benefactor character of Iraq, who spent his life for freedom, independence of the Iraqi nation as well as maintaining territorial integrity and national unity in Iraq.
Zarif extended his condolences to the Iraqi nation, government, all ethnics, tribes and religious and wished him tranquility and blessing and patience for his family, IRNA reported.
Jalal Talabani died at 83 in a hospital in Berlin, Germany, for consequences of a stroke.