Iran slams explosions in Hatay,Turkey

5d7226f26800ad41c7e5d044f030e87f_LDeputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has condemned the recent explosion in a Turkish town near the border with Syria.

According to IRIB, Araqchi said on Saturday “This incident is a brutal terrorist crime and such crimes that target ordinary people are condemned whenever in the world.”
Offering his condolences to the Turkish government and nation, Araqchi said, “Fighting terrorism is the common duty of all countries.”
The Iranian official added “We hope that terrorism is uprooted in all countries in the region and the world through cooperation among governments.”
Several blasts rocked Reyhanli town in the southern province of Hatay on Saturday as a result of which at least 40 people were killed and more than 100 others injured.
Turkish Interior Minister Muammar Guler said the explosions were caused by car bombs, adding that two vehicles packed with explosives detonated near the town’s post office and municipality.
Guler also said some 29 injured were in critical conditions.

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