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BREAKING: Iran Prepares for New Election after President’s Death

Following the tragic death of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash, Iran’s Constitution mandates a presidential election within 50 days.

Recall that the crash, which occurred in the country’s North-West, claimed the lives of all nine individuals on board, including Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, according to local media reports.

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Local media outlets released drone-captured images on Monday morning, revealing the devastating wreckage of the aircraft on a steep slope in the forest.

The helicopter was returning from a meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev when it vanished from radar on Sunday afternoon.

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In accordance with Iran’s leadership, First Vice President Mohammed Mokhber has assumed the presidency temporarily, pending a new election, which is expected to take place within approximately two months.

Stay tuned for more details…

 

 

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