Iran condemns terrorist blast in Lebanon

Iran Materials 20 September 2007 10:56 (UTC +04:00)

( Irna ) - Foreign Ministry Spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini condemned Wednesday an explosion in Beirut which killed the Lebanese Member of Parliament Antoine Ghanem and some Lebanese nationals.

According to Foreign Ministry Media Department report, Hosseini said, "This terrorist act aimed to cause instability in Lebanon in the current sensitive situation, when the initiative of Lebanon parliament speaker is taking shape."

He added, "Such an event comes from Lebanon's known enemies' plots, and upon the past background of such suspicious moves in the sensitive times of Lebanon, it comes from ominous plots of the Zionist regime, which has always been threatening Lebanese sovereignty, independence, security and people's solidarity."