Statement by Premier King on the fatal plane crash in Iran

Premier Dennis King issued the following statement about the fatal plane crash in Tehran, Iran on January 8, 2020: 

“On behalf of the Province of Prince Edward Island, our deepest condolences are with those who have lost family, friends and loved ones in the tragic plane crash in Iran that claimed the lives of 176 people, among them many Canadians. 

Our thoughts are also with the greater Iranian-Canadian community in Prince Edward Island. As Islanders, we care deeply about each other and, together, we join fellow Canadians and people from around the world who are mourning this tragic loss.”

- Premier Dennis King

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Government of Prince Edward Island
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