Armenia has offered condolences to Iraq as around 100 people were killed after a ferry capsized near Mosul, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinya’s Office said.
“I was deeply grieved to learn of the tragic incident in Mosul which claimed about a hundred human lives. At this difficult moment, we express our solidarity with you and the friendly people of Iraq,” a message from Pashinyan to his Iraqi counterpart Adil Abdul-Mahdi said.
“I offer my condolences to the victims’ families, wishing them patience and fortitude, and the injured – a speedy recovery,” the message added.
Nearly 100 people have drowned as a ferry sank on Thursday in the Tigris River near Mosul in Iraq.