Raisi funeral draws some foreign dignitaries to Iran, as crash investigation starts

Issue 1188 - 24 May 2024 | 4 minute read

Qatar’s Emir Tamim was among the few foreign heads of state to attend the late Iranian president’s funeral in Tehran, while other GCC states sent their foreign ministers. In a febrile mood, three former Iranian presidents didn’t attend the service, for reasons unknown.

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