Tehran, 14 October 2023 (TDI): The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iran, through its Spokesperson; Nasser Kanaani, has expressed deep condemnation for the heinous terrorist act that took place at the Imam Zaman (AS) mosque in Pul Khamri, Afghanistan.

This senseless act resulted in the tragic loss of life and injuries among a significant number of worshippers.

Kanaani, on behalf of Iran, extended heartfelt condolences to the families of the martyrs and fervently prayed for the speedy recovery of the wounded victims.

The attack on worshippers within the mosque is regarded as one of the most appalling terrorist crimes, revealing a disturbing ignorance of the sacred and genuine teachings of the Islamic faith.

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This condemnation by the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs underscores the country’s unwavering commitment to peace, security, and the safeguarding of religious sanctuaries.

The terror attack in Pul Khamri is a stark reminder of the grave threat posed by extremism to the lives of innocent individuals and the broader principles of peaceful coexistence.

In addition, Iran stands in solidarity with Afghanistan during this distressing time, emphasizing the need for joint efforts in the fight against terrorism and extremism that threatens the stability and peace of nations.

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly urged the international community to unite in combatting these acts of violence and to support efforts to ensure the safety of religious institutions and the sanctity of places of worship worldwide.

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The global community is reminded of the imperative to work collectively in promoting tolerance, understanding, and interfaith dialogue to counteract the divisive and destructive forces that seek to disrupt the harmony of diverse societies.

In the face of this reprehensible act of terror, Iran extends its condolences to the victims’ families, reaffirming its commitment to assisting Afghanistan and all nations in their pursuit of a secure and peaceful future.

This declaration of condemnation from the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs echoes its dedication to peace and solidarity in the face of violence and extremism that threatens the sanctity of places of worship and the security of the faithful.

Moreover, the Ministry remained steadfast in its support for Afghanistan and its commitment to combating acts of terror that threaten the peace and stability of nations.

The Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs implored the international community to unite in the fight against violence and to uphold the sanctity of religious institutions and places of worship.

It is a call for global unity in the promotion of tolerance, understanding, and interfaith dialogue to counteract divisive forces and preserve the harmony of diverse societies.