Tehran (IP)- Iranian President expressed his condolences over the recent terrorist bombing in Afghanistan's Kunduz, in which many innocent people were martyred and wounded.

Iran PressIran News: "I offer my condolences to the people of Afghanistan and to the entire human community on the martyrdom and injury of a large number of innocent people of Afghanistan who were worshiping in a holy place," said Ebrahim Raisi.

"This crime was committed by those who are backed by the United States and sought to sow discord among Muslims," Raisi stated.

The Iranian President accused the United States of contributing to the rise of ISIS crimes in Afghanistan in recent years and preventing their eradication.

"I am concerned about the continuation of terrorist acts and the combination of religious sedition with ethnic sedition, which is part of the new US security project for Afghanistan," Raisi added.

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