TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Parliament Speaker, while condoling martyrdom of a group of innocent Iraqi and Iranian citizens in Iraq’s Dhi Qar Governorate, urged authorities to immediately address the issue and consider treatment of the wounded.

In a message to Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament Salim al-Jabouri, Ali Larijani condemned the terrorist attack in Dhi Qar province and expressed condolences on martyrdom of a number of innocent Iraqis and Iranian pilgrims.

“I slam the terrorist incident and hope that the martyrs of the incident are blessed and those wounded regain their health,” reads Larijani’s message. “I also express my sympathy with the Iranian families who have survived the terrorist incident, and I urge the authorities to take immediate action on the issue and to treat the wounded.

Without a doubt, these events are rooted in helplessness and frustration of terrorists and their supporters which came as a result of successive victories gained by the government, nation and armed forces of Iraq on the political and field scene in the fight against Takfiri terrorists; notable achievements which are promising of a bright future for the great Iraqi people.

“Once again, I emphasize that strengthening and consolidating security, preserving the sovereignty and national unity and territorial integrity of Iraq remains a principal policy o the Islamic Republic of Iran,” the message concluded.

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