Iran's President Raisi's Helicopter Crash: Impact on West Asia

2024 • 48min • News • International


Published On: May 21, 2024 - The sudden demise of Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a helicopter crash near the Azerbaijan border has sent shockwaves across West Asia. Initial reports attribute the crash to bad weather, but questions arise about why only two out of three helicopters in Raisi's convoy reached their destination safely. Join Editor News9 Plus Sandeep Unnithan and colleague Aditya Raj Kaul as they delve into the implications of this event on West Asia. They are joined by West Asia Strategic Affairs Expert Dr. Waeil Awwad and Geo-Political Analyst Pathikrit Payne for a detailed discussion on the possible causes and the geopolitical impact of this tragic event.