After Iran President Raisi's death, Mohammad Mokhber to take over


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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian were reported dead after the helicopter carrying them crashed last night. Following the death of President Raisi, First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber (69) will take over the presidency in an interim capacity as per constitutional protocols in Iran. The aircraft was en route to the city of Tabriz, crossing mountainous terrain in heavy fog when it crashed.