Tehran (IP) - Iran's Foreign Ministery's spokesman condemned today's terrorist operation in Tehran, meanwhile, he congratulated the martyrdom of Sayyad Khodaei's family and his comrades in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

Iran PressIran news: IRGC's Colonel Sayyad Khodaei, one of the Defenders of the Holy Shrine, was assassinated in an armed attack by two motorcyclists on Mojahedin-e-Eslam Street in Tehran on Sunday.

The attack was carried out at around 4 pm (local time) today in one of the side alleys of Mojahedin-e-Eslam Street in the Iranian capital, where two motorcyclists shot dead one of the Defenders of the Holy Shrine with five bullets.

The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated: "The sworn enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran once again showed their evil nature with the assassination and martyrdom of one of the true defenders of Islam.

Khatibzadeh added: "This inhuman crime is being committed by terrorist elements affiliated with the global arrogance, which is unfortunately accompanied by the support and silence of the countries claiming to fight terrorism."

The Foreign Ministry spokesman stressed that the Islamic Republic of Iran has been one of the victims of terrorist crimes for more than four decades. he added: The terrorists are trying to prevent the great nation of Iran from moving towards the realization of their grand ideals and try to hinder the honorable path of the people, however, they are unaware that the blood of the martyrs guarantees the survival and excellence of this nation and country. 219