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Death of Iran's president a 'shock' for regime supporters

Niloofar Gholami | Gerhard Elfers
May 20, 2024

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian have been killed in a helicopter crash in northwestern Iran, state media has reported. Niloofar Gholami from DW's Persian Service assesses the reactions in Iran and likely consequences for the country.