16:07 - January 28, 2020
News ID: 3470472
TEHRAN (IQNA) – Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert hailed the successful surgery of senior cleric grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.


In a letter sent to the office of Ayatollah Sistani, Hennis-Plasschaert wished the cleric a full and speedy recovery.

Grand Ayatollah Sistani underwent surgery on January 16. According to a medical source, the surgery was successful.

The source said the surgery was performed after the senior cleric suffered a fracture to his left thigh bone.

Earlier on January 16, the office of the source of emulation said in a statement, “Last night His Eminence Ayatollah Sistani had an incidental strain to his left leg which resulted in a fracture to his thigh bone and he will undergo surgery today.”

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