US State Department offers condolences over Rafsanjani’s passing away
EghtesadOnline: A U.S. State Department official offered condolences over the passing of Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
The official described Rafsanjani as a "prominent figure" throughout the history of the Islamic Republic of Iran. "We send our condolences to his family and loved ones," the official said in a statement.
Former Iranian president Ayatollah Rafsanjani passed away in a hospital in Tehran at the age of 82 due to a heart condition on Sunday, according to ISNA.