FM Zarif, Swedish counterpart confer on phone
Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde held a telephone conversation with her Iranian counterpart late on Monday to discuss Ukrainian passenger plane incident.
During the telephone conversation innitiated by Swedish side, they called for cooperation and avoiding politicization of the issue.
The Boeing 737-800 plane belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed near Tehran just minutes after the plane had taken-off from Imam Khomeini International Airport on Wednesday January 8. All the 167 passengers and 9 crew members onboard the plane were killed in this tragic incident.