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Iranian president, foreign minister killed in crash

Nita Blake-Persen
May 20, 2024

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his foreign minister have been killed in a helicopter crash in a remote region near the border with Azerbaijan. Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has appointed an interim president, who must hold elections within the next 50 days.