President expresses condolences to Italian PM over quake/Iran to stand by Italy in this hard time as always

President Rouhani sent a message of condolence to the Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi over deadly earthquake in the country and stressed that the Iranian nation and government will stand by the Italian nation as it has been so far.

Thu 25 - August 2016 - 21:46

President’s message is as follows:

In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

Your Excellency Mr Matteo Renzi

Prime Minister of Italy

With a heart full of sorrow, I received the saddening news of earthquake in Italian central regions that left a number of Italian people dead and injured. I would like to express my condolences from behalf of the Iranian nation and government to your Excellency, government and the people of Italy, especially the bereaved families of the victims of the tragic incident.

I would also like to reiterate Iranian nation and government’s friendship with Italian nation and government and assure your Excellency that we will stand by the friend nation of Italy.

I pray for well-being and pride of your Excellency and the people of Italy.

Hassan Rouhani

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

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