Iran president Hassan Rouhani has stepped out to apologize to the families who lost their relatives and friends during the Boeing 737 tragic crash that killed 176 people who were on board.

The president said that the government has concluded investigations, which revealed that the plane was mistakenly shot down by its forces.

On the other hand, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif apologies to the families affected terming the day when the tragedy as a “sad day”

Initially when the investigations started as to what caused the plane crashed started. The Western countries including the United States, Canada, and Australia had claimed that the plane must have been shot down by the Iran government.