The Slovenia Times

Mecca Stampede Fatal for Fmr Iranian Ambassador to Slovenia


The embassy has opened a book of condolences on its premises in Ljubljana. After today, it will also be open for signing on Thursday between 10 AM and noon and between 2 and 4 PM

Iran opened its embassy in Ljubljana in 2011 and Aghaeipour served as the first ambassador from the Slovenian capital.

The latest official figures show that 769 people were crushed to death in a stampede near Mecca on 24 September while undertaking the Hajj pilgrimage, including many foreigners, among them 239 Iranians.


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