US condemns 'terrorist' attacks in Iran

2017-06-07 21:27
Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard secure the area outside the Iranian parliament during an attack on the complex in Tehran. (Hossein Mersadi, Fars News via AFP)

Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard secure the area outside the Iranian parliament during an attack on the complex in Tehran. (Hossein Mersadi, Fars News via AFP)

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Washington - The United States condemned the "terrorist" attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, which left 12 dead and dozens injured.

"The depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilised world," State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said.

Gunmen and suicide bombers, acting near simultaneously, attacked Iran's parliament and a shrine to revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini.

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