President Truong Tan Sang on August 11 sent condolences to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani over a passenger airplane crash in the country on August 10 that killed many people.

The same day, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh also extended his sympathy to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Iran media reported that the airplane of the Sepahan Airlines crashed on August 10 in Tehran, killing at least 39 out of 48 passengers and crew on board.-VNA