Uzbek president extends condolences to his Iranian counterpart

Moscow, June 8, IRNA -- Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in a message cabled on Thursday strongly condemned terrorist attacks in Tehran and said that such measures indicate that terrorism is continuing, but should be uprooted.

In his message, the Uzbek president also extended condolences of Uzbek government and nation over the incident to the bereaved families of the victimes of the terrorist attacks as well as the Iranian nation.

Uzbekistan strongly condemns such heinous attacks and once again calls for international cooperation in dealing with such problem, he said.

In a related news, Khalifa bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates and the Emir of Abu Dhabi cabled a message on Thursday to President Hassan Rouhani to extend his condolences over the terrorist attacks claiming lives of innocent people.

In the message, he also extended condolences to the families of the victims as well as the Iranian nation and prayed for the immediate recovery of those injured in the incident.

UAE strongly condemns such crimes, he underlined.

Two terrorist groups attacked mausoleum of the late Imam Khomenini, southern Tehran, and the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday morning killing 17 people and injuring 52 others.

One of the attackers blew up himself outside Imam Khomeini shrine.

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