Tehran - Abbas Kiarostami, the multi-award-winning Iranian director has died aged 76.

FILE - In a May 21, 2012 file photo, Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami poses during a photo call for Like Someone in Love at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Iran's official news agency IRNA says Kiarostami, whose 1997 film "Taste of Cherry" won the Palme d'Or, died Monday, July 4, 2016, in Paris, where he had gone for cancer treatment. He was 76. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)