Monday 20 May 2024 - 00:07

Ayatollah Khamenei Prays for President Raisi, Other Officials

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Ayatollah Khamenei Prays for President Raisi, Other Officials
Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution made the remarks in a meeting with the families of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Sunday, which was held on the occasion of the birthday of Imam Reza (a.s.).

Commenting on the news of the crash of the helicopter carrying the Iranian president and other senior officials in northeast of the country, the Leader described the news as a disturbing incident this evening for the honorable president and his companions.

"We pray to God Almighty that the revered president and his companions returned to the arms of the nation. Everyone should pray for the health and safety of this group of servants."

Ayatollah Khamenei further assured the people that, "do not worry, there will be no disruption in the affairs of the country."

A helicopter carrying President Ebrahim Raisi and foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollhian and some other officials in East Azarbaijan Province went missing and in a dense forest and mountainous area in East Azarbaijan on Sunday, while bad weather conditions are hampering search and rescue efforts.