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Iran's first president Abolhassan Banisadr dies: State media

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Filed on October 9, 2021
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He passed away after a long illness

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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