Iranian Govt Asked For Assistance Over Raisi Crash, US State Dept Claims

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Last Updated: May 21, 2024, 00:03 IST

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US state department spokesman Matthew Miller did not provide much details but only said that Iranian government officials sought US assistance following Ebrahim Raisi’s chopper crash. (Image: X)

The US state department claimed that the Iranian regime asked the US government for assistance following the helicopter crash that killed president Ebrahim Raisi.

Iran asked arch-enemy the United States for assistance after a helicopter crash that killed president Ebrahim Raisi, the US State Department said Monday without providing further details.

“I’m not going to get into the details, but we were asked by the Iranian government for assistance,” State Department spokesman Matthew Miller told reporters, saying the United States was unable to do so “largely for logistical reasons.”

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