The Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations appreciated the representatives of the countries for expressing their sympathy no the martyrdom of late President Seyed Ebrahim Raisi with the government and people of Iran at the General Assembly.

Iran Press/America: The helicopter carrying the Iranian president, Ebrahim Raisi, and his companions, headed to Tabriz, was involved in an accident in the forest area of Dizmar between the villages of Uzi and Pir Dawood.

Ebrahim Raisi, Hojjatul-Islam Ale-Hashem Friday Prayers Imam of Tabriz, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malek Rahmati, General Governor of East Azarbaijan, pilot, co-pilot, head of the security team and one of the bodyguards all martyred along the president.

Amir Saeid Iravani, the ambassador and permanent representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations, on Thursday in the General Assembly of this organization, appreciated delegations, permanent missions, international organizations, and regional groups that expressed their condolences and sympathy to the people and the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran following the martyrdom of the late President and the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Iravani noted that Raisi and Amir-Abdollahian were highly respected and loved among the people of Iran, and their tireless effort in serving the Iranian nation was an example of their unwavering dedication to the Iranian nation.

So far, ambassadors and diplomats of 50 countries, some United Nations officials, the head of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and the head of the Group of 77 plus China, elites, representatives of civil organizations and media representatives signed the memorial book at Iran's mission in the United Nations paying tribute to the late President and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The memorial book will be opened according to the diplomatic procedures to commemorate national figures. This diplomatic memorial book will be open until Friday local time to honor the memory of the martyred President and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran. 219

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