TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran has strongly condemned twin suicide attacks in Afghanistan’s Kabul and Ghor, which claimed the lives of dozens of worshipers at mosques.
News ID: 66579
Publish Date: 21October 2017 - 09:32
In a Friday statement, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman
Bahram Ghasemi expressed sympathy with the Afghan government and nation and
offered condolences to the families of those killed in the attacks.
"Savage terrorists and ignorant Takfiris who have faith in
nothing and do not know anything about humanity once again targeted the
oppressed and innocent people of Afghanistan with their blind and loathsome
attacks,” he said.
"The sole objective of these terrorists is to cause
religious rifts and deepen insecurity in the neighbouring country of
Afghanistan," Ghasemi added.
The Iranian diplomat went on to stress, "the Islamic
Republic of Iran will stand by the resisting government and nation of
Afghanistan until the complete eradication of violence, crime, terror and
insecurity there in spite of the opposition of some trans-regional powers."
More than 60 people have been killed and dozens more wounded
in two separate attacks on mosques in Afghanistan on Friday. Condemning the two
mosque attacks, the Afghan president said in a statement that the terrorists
"will not achieve their evil purposes and sow discord among the
Afghans." There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the