Iran's First President Abolhassan Banisadr Dies: Report

Abolhassan Banisadr, Iran’s first president after 1979 revolution, dies. (AFP)


The Islamic Republic of Iran’s first president Abolhassan Banisadr died in a Paris hospital Saturday aged 88, the official news agency IRNA said.

“After a long illness, Abolhassan Banisadr died on Saturday at the (Pitie-)Salpetriere hospital” in southeast Paris, IRNA reported, citing a source close to the former president.

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