Turkey condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran

Ankara, June 8, IRNA – Turkey’s FM Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Speaker of the Grand National Assembly İsmail Kahraman and Bülent Tezcan spokesman of Turkey’s Republican People's Party (CHP) condemned Tehran terrorist attacks in separate messages.

Çavuşoğlu wrote in a tweet, “I strongly condemn the terrorist attacks in Iran today (Wednesda). Turkey will keep its firm stance in fighting terrorism.”

Kahraman also published a statement and expressed his sorrow and condolences, and said these inhumane attacks once again showed that in fighting against terrorism, regional countries unconditional cooperation is absolutely necessary.

In a press conference, Tezcan condemned the attacks and sympathized with the Iranians, saying that unfortunately terrorism continues to shed blood and that fighting the ominous phenomenon is humanity’s common duty.

On Wednesday, two attacks hit the parliament and Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini in Tehran, killing 13 and wounding 52 people.

Daesh (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attacks.