Tehran (IP) - Iranian Parliament Speaker marked the martyrdom anniversary of the ISIS terrorist attack on Majlis, saying that a ceremony will be held on Wednesday in the parliament on this occasion.

Iran PressIran News: At the beginning of Tuesday's open session of Iran's Parliament, while commemorating the martyrs of the parliament, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf commemorated the 17th of Khordad, the anniversary of the ISIS terrorist attack on the Islamic Consultative Assembly, saying: "We congratulate the families of the martyrs on the anniversary of their martyrdom."

"Tomorrow, on the occasion of the martyrdom anniversary of the martyrs of the parliament, a ceremony will be held," he added.

Ghalibaf had earlier said the intelligence services of the United States and Israel were behind simultaneous attacks by the Daesh Takfiri terrorists in the Iranian capital in 2017.

2017 act of terror in Iran

On June 7, 2017, ISIS terrorists mounted almost simultaneous assaults on the Parliament building and the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini in Tehran, killing 17 people and injuring more than 50 others.

The terrorist outfit claimed responsibility for the assaults. Some of the attackers were killed or arrested and dozens more were captured in the following months – many in operations along the borders with Iraq and Turkey.


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