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Statement by President Higgins following fatal helicopter crash in Iran

Date: Mon 20th May, 2024 | 15:57

"May I, as President of Ireland, extend my condolences to the people of Iran on their loss arising from the unexpected deaths of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, President Raisi, the Foreign Minister of Iran, Amir-Abdollahian, and all those who died in the helicopter crash yesterday. On behalf of the people of Ireland, may I offer their families my deepest sympathies at this time of mourning.”