China strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Tehran

Beijing, June 8, IRNA – China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying on Thursday strongly condemned terrorist attacks in Tehran claiming lives of innocent people and injuring scores of others.

Such measures are not acceptable for China and will be condemned under any circumstances, she said.

China is to express its heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims as well as Iranian people, she said.

China strongly opposes any terrorist moves and is determined to broaden cooperation with the international community to jointly eradicate terrorism, she said.

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.