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A minute of silence for the ambassadors of the Non-Aligned Movement in New York in honor of the Iranian president and his entourage


At their monthly meeting on Thursday, Ambassadors of the Non-Aligned Movement observed a minute of silence in honor of martyred Iranian President Ayatollah Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, martyred Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and other martyrs of the Iranian helicopter crash.

A minute of silence for the ambassadors of the Non-Aligned Movement in New York in honor of the Iranian president and his entourage

Earlier, the United Nations General Assembly observed a minute of silence during its session Thursday morning local time in honor of the martyred Iranian president.

Members of the UN Security Council also observed a minute of silence at their first meeting after the crash of the helicopter carrying the Iranian president, foreign minister and their entourage. The United Nations flag was also flown at half-mast in honor of the martyrs of the unfortunate incident.

Ambassadors and representatives from more than 50 countries have so far offered their condolences for the martyrdom of the Iranian President and Iranian Foreign Minister by signing a condolence book at the headquarters of the Iranian Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

It is noteworthy that after the end of the inauguration ceremony of the “Qayz Qalasi” dam on the Aras River on the common border between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, which took place in the presence of the President Iranian, Ayatollah Ibrahim Raïssi and his Azerbaijani counterpart. Ilham Aliyev, on Sunday afternoon, Ayatollah Raisi and his accompanying delegation traveled with three helicopters to the city of Tabriz for the inauguration of a project aimed at improving the quality of production at the Tabriz refinery. Tabriz. However, the helicopter carrying the President of the Republic crashed. due to poor weather conditions and heavy fog in the Varzagan region of East Azerbaijan Province, northwest Iran.

Due to the rugged area and dense fog, search and rescue operations were hampered until the wreckage of the helicopter was found Monday morning.

The helicopter also carried Hojjat al-Islam Sayyed Muhammad Ali Al Hashem, representative of the Guardian Jurist and Friday Imam in Tabriz, Hossein Amir Abdullahian, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Malek Rahmati, Governor of East Azerbaijan, General of brigade Sayyed Mehdi Mousavi, commander. of the Presidential Protection Unit, Pilot Colonel Sayyed Taher Mostafavi, Pilot Colonel Mohsen and Engineer Major Behrouz Qadimi.

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