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Iran Sends Condolences to Iraqi Nation over Demise of Grand Ayatollah Bahr Ul-Oloum.

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani and Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham expressed Tehran's deep grief over the demise of Grand Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Bahr ul-Oloum, and condoled with the world Shiites, particularly Iraqis on the sad news.

In his statement, Larijani hailed Ayatollah Bahr ul-Oloum's role in establishment of a democratic government in Iraq after the fall of Baath regime in 2003.

He also sympathized with the family of Ayatollah Bahr ul-Oloum and prayed for the departed soul to rest in eternal peace.

Afkham, in another statement, underlined Ayatollah Bahr ul-Oloum's role in fighting Baath regime of former Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein.

The late Ayatollah Bahr ul-Oloulm lived in exile till 2003, when Saddam was ousted.

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Date:Apr 8, 2015
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