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Iran has sent letters to the UN Secretary General and the security Council on the incident with the plane

Permanent mission of Iran to the UN would send an official letter to the Secretary General of the organization, as well as in the Security Council outlining the details of the incident with the interception of an Iranian airliner, told RIA Novosti the mission of the IRI.

Earlier it was reported about the convergence of fighters with Iranian passenger plane of the airline Mahan Air, flying from Tehran to Beirut. Initially there was information that fighters intercepted an Iranian passenger plane, could be Israeli, then broadcaster IRIB, citing data from the flight crew announced that we are talking about the American interceptors. Iranian foreign Minister announced that Tehran is studying the circumstances of the incident, but did not specify the guilty. In Tehran said that they would take necessary political and legal measures, as soon as I get more information about it.

As pointed out in the permanent mission of Iran to the United Nations on Thursday by Iranian Ambassador Majid Takht-Ravanchi held an emergency telephone conversation with the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres.

"We will send an official letter to the UN Secretary General and the UN Security Council about the details of this incident and ask them to take measures", - said the Agency interlocutor.

Iranian media reported several people injured when the pilot of the plane tried to leave from collision with the fighters. The incident, according to media reports, occurred in the district of al-TANF in Syria, where the us forces. A passenger plane landed in Beirut, landed passengers, refueled, then flew back to Tehran.