Aug 9, 2017, 5:51 PM
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Iran condemns terrorist attacks on Afghanistan

Tehran, Aug 9, IRNA - A Senior official at the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) in a message on Wednessday slammed terrorist attacks on innocent people in Mirza Olang village in Afghanistan.

SNSC's Secretary Ali Shamkhani, in a message to his Afghan counterpart, condoled people and government of Afghanistan over the sad occasion.

'Such distressing measures which have been originated from Takfiri and extremist ideologies will only end by firm decision and cooperation of the neighboring countries as well as a real fight against terrorism,' Shamkhani said.

Iran spares no efforts in achieving collective security and restoring stability in the countries affected by terrorism, he stressed.

According to the governor of Sar-e Pol province in Afghanistan Mohammad Zaher Vahdat, Taleban and Daesh groups have taken 150 families hostage late on Sunday and are killing them one after another. He added that some 50 hostages have been killed by the terorrists so far.

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