MEHR: Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amir Saeed Iravani penned a letter to the UN Security Council following the terrorist incident in Kerman, which left hundreds of casualties.
The Islamic Republic of Iran condemns such heinous acts of terrorism and will spare no effort in pursuing justice for the victims of this incident, Iravani said.
The Islamic Republic of Iran asks the Secretary-General and the UN Security Council to immediately and unequivocally condemn this terrible terrorist attack, he added.
As one of the main victims of terrorism and with direct experience of its disastrous consequences, the Islamic Republic of Iran remains steadfast in its unwavering commitment to lead the fight against terrorism, Iravani noted.
On Wednesday, hundreds of people were killed and injured in two terrorist blasts near the burial site of Iran’s General Qassem Soleimani in the city of Kerman during a ceremony marking his fourth martyrdom anniversary.
The head of Kerman's emergency service said that the explosions left 103 people dead and at least 141 more injured.