Baku, Azerbaijan, June 7
By Elmira Tariverdiyeva – Trend:
Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani to express condolences over the terrorist attacks in Tehran, the Russian presidential press service reported.
Putin reaffirmed Russia’s readiness for further joint actions with Iran to continue combating terrorism, according to the press service.
The Russian president strongly condemned the Tehran attacks, which once again confirm the need to boost international cooperation in the fight against terrorism.
Separate attacks shattered Tehran on June 7. As reports said, several armed people tried to break their way into the Parliament building.
The attackers managed to get inside the building and engaged in a shootout with the security forces. One terrorist committed suicide by blowing himself up. The latest reports indicate that all terrorists who took part in the siege of the parliament building have been killed.
Meanwhile, another attack took place at the Imam Khomeini Shrine, which involved armed terrorists, suicide bombers. The reports said Iran's security forces neutralized one terrorist, another one committed suicide. Several pilgrims have also been injured in the attack.
A separate terrorist group in the country has been detained before it managed to carry out any terror attacks. Fars news agency issued a report, saying that ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Tehran.