Tehran (IP)- The Islamic Republic of Iran’s Guardian Council spokesman said that according to the Constitution, the vice president will take over as interim president with the Supreme Leader’s approval.

Iran PressIran news: Tahan Nazif in an interview on Monday said that with the Supreme Leader’s approval, a council consisting of the Iranian judiciary chief, parliament speaker, and vice president will take measures to hold elections within 50 days.

The helicopter carrying the president headed to Tabriz, was involved in an accident in the forest area of Dizmar between the villages of Uzi and Pir Dawood on Sunday.

Ayatollah 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, crew chief, head of the security team and one of the bodyguards and several other companions were on board and all martyred along the president.


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