Saudi King Salman, MBS offer condolences to Iran over Raisi’s death

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman offered their condolences to Iran after the death of President Ebrahim Raisi and his Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Monday.

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Raisi and Amir-Abdollahian died when their helicopter crashed as it was crossing mountain terrain in heavy fog, the country’s official state TV confirmed.

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King Salman and the Crown Prince sent two separate cables extending their deepest and sincere condolences to Iran’s First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber, who based on the country’s constitution, is expected to become interim president following the passing of Raisi and his companions.

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