Tuesday, January 26, 2021   08:37:53
Iran’s OPEC Governor Kazempour Ardebili Dies at 68

TEHRAN (NIOC) _ Iran's OPEC Governor Hossein Kazempour Ardebili has died of a brain hemorrhage two weeks after falling into a coma on Saturday.

Kazempour Ardebili, 68, had served as Iran’s governor to OPEC since 2013, was a key figure in Iran's oil industry and served as the country's deputy foreign minister and deputy oil minister in the 1980s. He was ambassador to Japan in the early 1990s, while at the same time serving as OPEC governor.


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