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Qatar Emir, Kuwait Foreign Minister travel to Iran for Raisi funeral

May 22, 2024 at 2:01 pm

Hundreds of thousands of people gather in Revolution Square (Enghelab Square) and surrounding roads to attend the funeral ceremony for the late Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other officials who lost their lives in a helicopter crash, following the prayer at Tehran University on May 22, 2024 [Fatemeh Bahrami – Anadolu Agency]

Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, and the Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, headed to Iran on Wednesday to attend the funeral of late Iranian President, Ebrahim Raisi, the Emiri Diwan said.

Kuwait’s Foreign Minister, Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya, also travelled to Tehran on Wednesday to participate in Raisi’s funeral on behalf of the Kuwaiti Emir, the Foreign Ministry reported.

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