Iran mourns death of ex-president Hashemi Rafsanjani

Iran has declared three days of mourning after the death of former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei described the loss as “difficult and life-decreasing.”

The former president was an influential player in Iranian politics and highly regarded by Western officials.

Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari reports from Tehran.

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