Iranian state television says a helicopter in the convey of President Ebrahim Raisi had a 'hard landing,' without elaborating.

According to a report in Reuters, rescuers are trying to reach the site where the helicopter landed in the East Azerbaijan province of Iran while travelling with the president.

The country's Foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian was also reportedly with the president in the helicopter.

Al Jazeera’s Resul Serdar joins us live on the phone from Tehran to discuss the latest updates.