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Turkmen president expresses condolences due to terrorist attack in Iran

24 September 2018 [14:15] - TODAY.AZ

By  Trend

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has sent his condolences to the President of Iran Hassan Rouhani in connection with the terrorist act that occurred in the Iranian city of Ahvaz during a military parade and resulted in casualties and injuries.

"Resolutely opposing any manifestations of terrorism and extremism, Turkmenistan fully supports the efforts of the international community in combating this evil and its eradication," the message published in the local media says.

Berdimihamedov conveyed the words of deep empathy and support to the families, relatives and friends of the victims and wishes for a speedy recovery to the victims.

On Sept. 22, the unknown armed men who stood behind the podium during the military parade in Ahvaz, opened fire on people. At least 29 people were killed and 57 - injured.

Ahvaz city is located in southern Iran near the border with Iraq.


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