Mar 08, 2019 07:33 Asia/Tehran
  • Iran strongly condemns suicide attack on a gathering in Kabul

The Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghassemi has strongly denounced a suicide attack on a conference in Kabul attended by a number of Afghan politicians and officials.

Iran Press/Iran news: Ghassemi said terrorist groups, including Daesh, are seeking to intimidate the people and officials of the Afghan government, according to an Iran Press report. 

“The key to their failure in achieving their evil objectives is full vigilance of all the Afghan state and public pillars,” he said.

The foreign ministry spokesman went on to emphasize that Daesh, in its vain delusion, is seeking to make up for its past failures in Syria and Iraq by committing such crimes. Ghassemi added: “Certainly, cooperation and solidarity between the Afghan people and government, can play a crucial role in purging the country from terrorists.”

According to an IRNA report, the terrorists attacked a ceremony commemorating the founder of Afghanistan's Islamic Unity Party Abdel Ali Mazari, killing three and wounding 22 others.

The Daesh terror group (also known as ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack on the gathering, describing it as an attack on Afghanistan's Shia population.  103/211


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