Diplomats condemn terrorist blasts outside Iran Embassy in Beirut

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 29, IRNA – The ambassadors and diplomats in Hanoi, Vietnam, have condemned terrorist incident outside Iran Embassy in Beirut.
Attending a meeting, held in Iran Embassy in Hanoi on Thursday in commemoration of the terrorist blast victims, the diplomats voiced sympathy with survivors of the terrorist event, while signing a memorial book opened there for the purpose.

Two blasts outside Iranˈs diplomatic mission in the southern neighborhood of Janah in Beirut left at least 25 people dead, including six Iranian nationals, and wounded over 150 others recently.

The first explosion took place when a bomber blew his explosives near the gate of the embassy, and the second blast happened just meters away when a car bomb went off.

An al-Qaeda-linked group, Abdullah Azzam Brigades, has claimed responsibility for the twin bombings.

Following the attacks, Iran Foreign Ministry and the United Nations Security Council as well as the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the blasts.



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