Salehi advises enemies "not to play with fire"
Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi advised the enemies of Iran not to play with fire, saying that the Iranian nation will tolerate their animosity up to a certain degree, IRNA reported.
Salehi made the remarks here Monday in reaction to assassination and assassination attempt against two distinguished Iranian professors.
Talking to reporters after visiting Fereydoun Abbasi, the professor who survived the Monday morning attempted assassination, in the hospital, he advised the enemies not to try Iranians' patience anymore.
An Iranian university professor was assassinated Monday morning with another one injured in a separate bomb attack.
Majid Shahryari was martyred while Fereydoun Abbasi was injured.
The terrorist attacks took place this morning when the two professors were on their ways to Shahid Beheshti Universtiy in north of Tehran where they worked.
Shahryari, who was accompanied by his wife, was killed instantly after two terrorists driving a motorbike attacked his car. His wife is in good condition in a nearby hospital.
In a separate incident also this morning, Abbasi and his wife were injured in a terrorist attack. The two survived the attack and are in good conditions in hospital.
Noting that Shahryari was in charge of one of the major projects by the atomic energy organization, Salehi said the enemies should be aware of the fact that the Iranian nation will work to remove all obstacles and try hard as before to achieve its aspirations.
He further said operations of this kind will never halt Iranians from following the path of such martyred scientists as Shahryari.