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Legal case of human tragedy in Mecca, deaths of Iranians underway

Tehran, Feb 9, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that Foreign Ministry is pursuing legal case with Saudi government over human tragedy of September 24 when hundreds of Iranians were perished.

Speaking to reporters, Zarif said the investigations are underway bilaterally and multilaterally as well as at the level of international organizations.

‘Mina case probe is something not to be stopped as the Supreme Leader has announced and it will continue until gaining final result,’ said Zarif.

Asked when he will go to Germany for the Munich Security Conference, he said he will head for Munich in the next two days.

This year 64,000 Iranian pilgrims headed for Saudi Arabia for Hajj rituals of whom 464 lost their lives in Mina due to negligence of the Saudi government. More than 8,000 Muslim pilgrims from four corners of the world died in the human tragedy.

By IRNA