UN condemns terrorist attack on police station in Iran
The United Nations has denounced in the strongest terms a vicious terrorist assault on Rask County's police headquarters in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Balouchestan, emphasizing that all perpetrators must be brought to justice.
United Nations strongly condemns the attack today on a police
headquarters in Sistan and Balouchestan province, the Islamic Republic of Iran,
for which the group “Jaish al-Adl” had claimed
responsibility, reportedly resulting in at least 11 casualties,”
Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for the UN secretary-general, said in a
statement on Friday.
stressed the need to bring to justice the perpetrators of the attack.
added that “the UN expresses deep condolences to the bereaved families and the
people and the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It wishes a speedy
recovery of the injured.”
Earlier, Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to
the United Nations, Amir Saeid Iravani, had called on UN Secretary General
Antonio Guterres and also rotating President of the Security Council José de la
Gasca to condemn the terrorist attack in Sistan and Baluchestan Province.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemns such
abhorrent and atrocious acts of terrorism, reiterating its unwavering
commitment to ensuring that those responsible are brought to justice and held
Islamic Republic of Iran urgently calls on the Secretary-General and Security
Council to condemn the attack unequivocally and in the strongest terms
possible," Iravani wrote in two identical letters.
appeal aligns with the Secretary-General's consistent and clear stance, as well
as the established practice of the Security Council, which has consistently
recognized and reaffirmed, through resolutions, terrorism as a grave threat to
international peace and security.”
Iranian UN ambassador also underscored that his country “remains steadfast in
its commitment to fight against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.”