Tehran (IP): In a telephone conversation with the Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Yousef Bin Ahmad Bin Abdul Rahman Al-Othaimeen, Iranian foreign minister referred to the recent terrorist acts of the ISIS in two mosques in Kunduz and Kandahar, calling for the condemnation of these inhumane acts by the OIC members.

Iran PressIran news: The people of Afghanistan have been victims of US warmongering policies for more than two decades and are now the target of ISIS terrorist crimes that have infiltrated Afghanistan with US support.

In recent months, ISIS has targeted Shia mosques with the aim of creating divisions between Shias and Sunnis. 

A terrorist attack on the Imam Bargah Fatemieh Mosque, the largest Shia mosque in Kandahar, killed more than 40 people and injured 70 others. ISIS claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack.

Several terrorist attacks had happened in Afghanistan before. The first blast occurred near Kabul Airport in the second week of Taliban governance in Afghanistan. About 200 people, including children and women, were killed in the attack, which was also claimed by ISIS's Khorasan. A few weeks ago, an explosion took place near the Eidgah Mosque in Kabul, killing at least eight people and injuring 20 others. Earlier, 46 people were killed in an explosion at a Shia mosque in Kunduz province, and ISIS claimed responsibility for the blast. 

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The Islamic Republic of Iran has condemned these crimes and expressed concern over the continuation of these terrorist incidents.

The failure of the Taliban interim government in the face of ISIS terrorist acts and the continuation of criminal activities in Afghanistan is, of course, major problems that must be addressed seriously.

Another important issue is the responsibilities of the Islamic world and the member countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.Islamic countries, despite their considerable potential, have not taken effective action against terrorism and ISIS.

People; victims of White House, NATO presence, adventure in Afghanistan since 2001

The Afghan people have been the victims of the White House and NATO presence and adventure since 2001, when Afghanistan was occupied by the United States, until a few months ago that Washington declared an irresponsible exit from the country. 

All these years were spent in silence and inaction of human rights organizations and institutions. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation, which should be the defender of the rights of Muslim nations, has delayed its responsibilities a lot.

Currently, the situation of the Afghan people is very worrying and the need to provide security for all political spectrums and ethnic-religious groups is strongly felt. 

Undoubtedly, the Afghan crisis will enter a more serious phase if strict security measures are not taken and the inability to confront terrorist elements continues.

In this difficult situation, the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to assist and cooperate in all possible ways to create lasting stability and security for the people of Afghanistan.

The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, in a telephone conversation with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday night, expressed concern over the situation in Afghanistan and called for serious action by the UN Secretary-General in stopping and combating terrorism in Afghanistan.

The Iranian foreign minister's contacts with UN officials and the secretary-general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and the emphasis on supporting the active role of Islamic organizations and countries in Afghanistan are a reminder of the importance of this issue at the regional and international levels.


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