IFP- The European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini in a message offered condolences to the Iranian people over the Wednesday attacks on Tehran, which has killed and wounded several people.
“Today is again a very sad day,” Mogherini said in a press conference on Wednesday.
“Condolences with the victims of the attack in Tehran,” she said, adding that Europe is following the events closely.
She also noted that she will be in touch with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
Meanwhile, the President of European Parliament Antonio Tajani said he “stands in solidarity with the President of Iranian Parliament and the Iranian people.”
Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano also noted that Tehran attacks underlined the necessity for a long-term strategy against terrorism.
Mogherini, Tajani, Alfano were the first foreign officials reacting to the twin attacks, which have killed at least 8 and wounded over 50 people.