Kim Jong Un sends condolences over Iranian president’s death in helicopter crash | NK News
June 23, 2024
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Kim Jong Un sends condolences over Iranian president’s death in helicopter crash

North Korean leader’s message printed on front page of Rodong Sinmun in sign of importance placed on ties with Tehran

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has expressed condolences to Iran over the death of the country’s president in a helicopter crash on Monday.

The front page of the North Korean party daily Rodong Sinmun on Tuesday carried Kim's message of sympathy over the death of President Ebrahim Raisi, addressing the message to Iran’s first Vice President Mohammad Mokhber, now the acting president.

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