Khalid noted that 147 Iranian citizens and 32 foreign nationals were killed in the incident.
The spokesman said that 6 Ukrainian, 4 Canadian, 8 Afghan and 2 Swedish nationals were killed.
Khalidi didn’t mention the citizenship of 12 other nationals.
A Boeing 737-800 plane of the Ukraine International Airlines with 179 passengers and 9 crew members on board crashed after taking off from Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran due to technical issues. The plane crashed at 6:22 (GMT +3:30).
The plane was heading for Kyiv, Ukraine's capital.
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