Indian, Azeri FMs condemn terrorist attacks in Tehran

Tehran, June 7, IRNA – Indian and Azerbaijan Republic foreign ministers in separate telephone talks with their Iranian counterparts condemned today’s terrorist attacks in Tehran.

They also expressed solidarity with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif over the deadly attacks in the capital.

Zarif also discussed latest regional developments in continuation of his regional consultations after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, UAE, along with Egypt cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.

In an apparently coordinated attempt, two terrorist groups attacked mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini, southern Tehran, and the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday morning, killing 12 people and injuring 42 more.

The terrorist group of Daesh (the ISIS terrorist group) has claimed responsibility for the fatal attacks in Tehran.

One of the terrorist was gunned down by the security forces and the other one exploded herself at the mausoleum.

Terrorists entered the Parliament building while they had dressed as women, said a security official.

Parliament operation ended by security forces who killed three of the terrorists, one of them had detonated himself before.

Meanwhile, according to an official at the Intelligence Ministry, several terrorist cells have entered Tehran to carry out terrorist operations but members of one of the cells have been arrested.