21 May 2024

Iran president killed in helicopter crash

From Morning Report, 7:34 am on 21 May 2024

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has confirmed the country's first vice president, Mohammad Mokhbe, will take over as President on an interim basis after confirmation on Monday that the country's President Ebrahim Raisi had been killed in a helicopter crash on Sunday night. Political analyst and former editor in chief of the Mehr News Agency Hamid Reza spoke to Corin Dann.