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BREAKING: Ex-Iranian Deputy Dies Of Coronavirus

Former Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister, Hussein Sheikholeslam, has died after contracting Coronavirus.

The 67-year old diplomat died on Friday morning in a hospital in Iran’s capital city Tehran, Tasnim news agency reported.

Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, described him in a press release as a friend and always fair-minded diplomat.

Sheikholeslam was deputy foreign minister throughout the 1980s and then had roles as Iran’s ambassador to Syria, a member of parliament and was most recently a foreign policy advisor to the Speaker of Parliament, Ali Larijani.

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In Iran, more than 3,500 people have been infected with Coronavirus and 107 have died.

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