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TEHRAN, May 28 (MNA) – In a meeting held in Tehran on Monday, Iran's acting Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri Kani and the former Prime Minister of Iraq discussed regional developments.Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki visited Iran to offer condolences over the tragic martyrdom of the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and the country's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

In a post on X social media platform, Bagheri Kani said that he had held sincere talks with the former Iraqi official Adil Abdul-Mahdi al-Muntafiki.

"We discussed a wide range of international and regional issues, including the crimes and genocide of the occupying regime in Palestine and the moral and human responsibilities of Islamic governments in this regard." Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian were martyred in a helicopter crash in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan.

The helicopter carrying President Raeisi and his accompanying delegation crashed on Sunday in the Dizmar forest, nestled between the cities of Varzaqan and Jolfa in East Azarbaijan Province.

It was transporting Raeisi, Amir-Abdollahian, East Azarbaijan Governor Malek Rahmati, Friday Prayers leader of the city of Tabriz Seyyed Mohammad Ali Al-e Hashem, and a member of the president’s bodyguard team Mahdi Mousavi.

The helicopter’s pilot, co-pilot, and crew were also among others on board the chopper.

President Raeisi and his accompanying delegation were returning from a ceremony to inaugurate a dam on the Aras River with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.

Following the tragic martyrdom of Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei declared a 5-day mourning in Iran.

Millions of people participated in the farewell ceremonies that were held for martyrs in the cities of Tabriz, Qom, Birjand, Mashhad, and Tehran.

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Original Article Source: Mehr News | Published on Tuesday, 28 May 2024 04:11 (about 17 days ago)