Bahram Ghasemi has offered his great sorrow over the crash of Russian Defense Ministry's Tu-154 military transport aircraft in Black Sea, leaving the passengers and the crew aboard dead.
He has also sent condolences to Russian government and nation, expressed sympathy with the family of victims.
The aircraft was en route to Syria’s Latakia when crashed in Black Sea.
The plane disappeared from radar two minutes after taking off from the resort of Sochi. Debris and one body have been found.
Russian Defense Minister, Sergey Shoygu announced that he is leading the investigation operation.
Kremlin spokesman also said, Russian President Vladimir Putin is keeping a close eye on details of this incident.