Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to President of Iran. “I want to Express to the President of Iran condolences for the tragic accident”, — said the head of state during a video conference with the presidents of Iran and Turkey, Hassan Rouhani, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Earlier it was reported about the blast in a clinic in the North of Tehran. The tragedy claimed the lives of 19 people, 24 more got wounds of varying severity. According to one version, the explosion associated with a gas leak and fire that triggered the explosion of oxygen tanks.
Putin confirmed his readiness to come to Tehran “as soon as the time is right for that.”