Iran’s coverage: Death toll in Iran military parade attack rises to 24

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Death toll in Ahvaz terror attack rises to 24

The number of the people who were killed in the terrorist incident in Iran’s southern city of Ahvaz on Saturday morning has reached 24, according to an informed source.

 

President orders security forces to identify parade attackers

Following the terrorist attack in Ahwaz this morning, the President had telephone conversations with Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and Governor General of Khuzestan province Gholamreza Shariati, and was briefed on the latest reports on the terrorist attack this morning in Ahwaz and the process of identifying and handling the situation of the wounded in the province and issued the necessary instructions.

 

Trump will suffer same fate as Saddam: Iran’s Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani says Iranians will defeat US President Donald Trump like what they did to former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

 

President rebuffs US demands about Iran’s missiles, regional influence

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani scorned the US call for Tehran to abandon its missile capabilities and curtail its regional influence, saying Iran will keep boosting its missile program that has exasperated the US.

 

Iran holds US, regional terror sponsors accountable for Ahvaz attack: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Islamic Republic holds “regional terror sponsors and their US masters” responsible for the Saturday terrorist attack on a military ceremony in the southwestern city of Ahvaz.

Pakistan strongly condemns Ahvaz terrorist attack

Pakistan on Saturday strongly condemned terrorist attack on military parade in Ahvaz, Iran, which killed at least ten people and injured more than 20 others.

Putin reaffirms Russia’s commitment to fight terror after Iran military parade attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered condolences to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani after a deadly terrorist attack at a military parade in Ahvaz and confirmed readiness to boost cooperation with Iran in war on terror, a telegram published on the Kremlin’s website said.

 

UK condemns terror attack in SW Iran

UK Ambassador to Iran Rob Macaire condemned the Saturday’s terrorist attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, Southwestern Khuzestan province.

 

Turkish, Russian, Iranian FMs to discuss Syria in NY

In wake of Sochi agreement, cease-fire must be fully established, focus should be on political solution, Turkish FM says.

ISIS claims Iran military parade attack, no evidence provided

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack by gunmen on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, according to the group’s Amaq news agency.