Iran to sue Saudi over stampede, Rouhani cuts short UN visit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani cut short his visit to the UN Assembly to return to Tehran on Tuesday, to attend commemorations for the Iranian pilgrims who were killed in the stampede in Saudi Arabia.

At least 228 Iranians were among the more than 700 pilgrims killed in the crush.

Meanwhile, Iranian government said it will sue the Saudi government for its “shortcomings” leading to the stampede.

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