Iran Hosts High-Ranking Foreign Delegations for Farewell Ceremony of President Raeisi and Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian

Iran welcomed 60 high-ranking foreign delegations on Wednesday for the farewell ceremony of the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and the country's late Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, as announced by Executive Vice President Mansouri.

Iran (IMNA) - Executive Vice President Mansouri also stated that another ceremony is planned in South Khorasan Province on Thursday morning.

The Wednesday ceremony, to be held in the afternoon, will be attended by Iran's acting president Mohamamd Mokhber and the caretaker of Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ali Bagheri Kani.

The foreign participants include approximately 10 delegations at the leader level, around 20 delegations at the ministerial level, and others at various levels such as parliament speakers and special envoys.

President Raeisi and Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian tragically lost their lives in a helicopter crash in the northwestern province of East Azarbaijan. The helicopter carrying them and several others crashed in the Dizmar forest between Varzaqan and Jolfa in East Azarbaijan Province while returning from a ceremony with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.

In response to this tragedy, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei declared a 5-day mourning period in Iran.

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