Who is Iran’s Ebrahim Raisi: Key moments of his presidency | EUROtoday

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A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi made what state-run media referred to as a “hard landing” in “adverse weather conditions” within the nation’s East Azerbaijan province on Sunday. His situation, and that of different Iranian officers on board, just isn’t but identified.

Raisi, 63, is extensively seen as a protégé and trusted confidant of Iran’s supreme chief, 85-year-old Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Raisi was elected president in 2021 after a embellished profession as an ultraconservative in Iran’s judiciary. He is seen as a possible successor to Khamenei.