Tehran (IP)- Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday led mass prayers for the beloved late President Ebrahim Raisi, Minister of Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

Iran PressIran news: The prayer started this morning at Tehran University at 09:10.

Heads of the 3 branches of the government, members of the Expediency Council, cabinet members, president's deputies, Members of Parliament, senior Iranian political officials and military commanders, Friday prayers leaders, provincial officials, foreign figures including the Palestinian Resistance movement’s (Hamas) head of political bureau Ismail Hanieh, the Deputy Secretary General of Lebanon's Hezbollah Sheikh Naeem Qasem and a huge number of Iranians from all walks of life attended the ceremony.

President Raisi was returning from a ceremony to open a dam on Iran’s border with Azerbaijan on Sunday when his helicopter crashed in Varzaqan, northwestern Iran, on Sunday.

Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and some senior provincial officials were also on board the helicopter who were all martyred.


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