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SL President expresses shock over death of Iranian President, FM

Colombo, May 20 (UNI) Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday said he was deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Amir Abdollahian and other senior Irani officials in a helicopter crash.
In an online statement, Wickremesinghe expressed his deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to the bereaved families, the government and the people of Iran.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of President Raisi and his entourage," Wickremesinghe said.
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