The United Nations flag is flown at half-mast at the headquarters in New York to mourn the passing of martyr Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi.

Iran PressIran news: This ceremony was held on Tuesday morning New York local time (Tuesday evening Tehran time) with the presence of the Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations.

The United Nations has asked all its centers and offices to raise their flags at half-mast simultaneously in honor of Ayatollah Raisi, the martyred president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ebrahim Raisi, was martyred in a helicopter crash on Sunday 19 May.

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.

Ayatollah Seyed 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, 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. 219

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