Iran To Hold Presidential Election On June 28 — State Media

following the death of President Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage in a helicopter crash. Iran announced Monday it will hold presidential elections on June 28.

The election calendar was approved at the meeting of the heads of the judiciary, government, and parliament, state television said. According to the initial agreement of the Guardian Council, it was decided that the 14th presidential election will be held on June 28.”

Iranians on Monday mourned the death of Raisi whose helicopter crashed into a fog-shrouded mountain, setting off a period of political uncertainty in the Islamic republic.

Raisi, 63, his foreign minister and seven others died when the aircraft went down on Sunday in a remote area of northwestern Iran, where the wreckage was only found on Monday morning

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