Iranian foreign Minister praised the actions of the us military in the incident with the liner
The actions of the U.S. air force against the Iranian passenger plane was dangerous, said the official representative of Iranian foreign Minister Abbas Mousavi, calling them "playing with human lives."
According to him, the flight of American planes was "dangerous and adventurous" violate the norms of air travel. The presence of American forces in Syria illegally, said the representative of the Iranian foreign Ministry, in connection with the execution of American planes was illegal, and nobody gave the US the right to inspect a passenger plane.
He added that Iran will not leave without response to any hostile action, indicating that the stability of the Middle East can not be involved in the American electoral game.
Earlier it was reported about the convergence of fighters with Iranian passenger plane of the airline Mahan Air, flying from Tehran to Beirut. The incident occurred over the area of al-TANF in Syria, where the us forces.
The US said that the plane F-15 U.S. air force escorted the Iranian airliner from a distance of one kilometer based on international standards - identifying the airliner as a passenger aircraft Mahan Air, an American fighter moved away to a safe distance.
Iran in connection with the actions of the United States protested to the International civil aviation organization (ICAO). In addition, Iranian authorities have established contact with Syria, over which the incident occurred, asking quickly and to study in detail the incident with the Iranian passenger plane.
A passenger plane landed in Beirut, landed passengers, refueled, and then returned to Tehran.