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World offers sympathy to Iran over terrorist attack

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Sept 23, IRNA -- Lebanon, Egypt and Bolivia joined other countries to extend condolences to the Iranian people and government over the Saturday terrorist attack in the city of Ahvaz in the Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan.

Lebanese Foreign Ministry in a statement on Saturday night expressed condolences to the families of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Iranian military parade which also attended by many civilians as spectators.

In addition, the Lebanese Hezbollah and Lebanon Assembly of Muslim Scholars comprising of Shia and Sunni scholars of the country slammed the attack in separate statements.

The Students Islamic Society of the UK also was among parties that condemned the inhumane assault on the Iranian soldiers and civilians participating in the parade, and said that these attacks are conducted in line with internal and external pressures caused by the enemies of Iran.

In another statement, the Egyptian foreign ministry offered sympathy to the families of the victims and stressed the role of international collaboration to fight against terrorism.

The Bolivian government also blamed the bloody attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz and expressed condolences to the families of the victims and condemned any form of terrorism.

Over 25 countries have condemned the terrorist attack to military parade in Ahvaz.

At least 25 were killed and more than 60 were injured on Saturday in Ahvaz when several unknown terrorists opened fire indiscriminately to the crowd watching a military parade staged on the 38th anniversary of the eight-year Iraqi imposed war against Iran.

The self-proclaimed Saudi-affiliated Al-Ahwaz terrorist group claimed the responsibility for the attack.


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