Iran urges UN to sentence terrorist attack to Iranian pilgrims in Iraq

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New York, Nov 27, IRNA – Iranian ambassador to the United Nations urged the worldwide physique to sentence the current terrorsit assault in Iraq whcih claimed lives of 71 folks, most of them Iranain pilgrims, and injured much more.

In a letter despatched to the UN secreatary genearl and president of the Safety Council on Saturday, Gholamhossein Dehghani, Ambassador and Cost d’Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations stated whereas Iran expects that the United Nations condemn this terrorist assault within the strongest doable approach, Iranian folks and authorities additionally count on that the United Nations, particularly the Safety Council, stay as much as the expectation of peoples and Member States and take concrete actions in addressing the scourge of terrorism.

The next is the total textual content of the letter:

Within the title of God, essentially the most Compassionate, essentially the most Merciful

Excellencies,

Upon directions from my authorities, I’ve the honour to write down to you to attract your consideration to the barbaric terrorist assault on 24 November 2016 at a fuel station on a freeway 100 km south of Baghdad, Iraq, which killed and injured greater than 150 folks, most of them Iranian pilgrims on route again from a spiritual gathering within the metropolis of Karbala. The blast from the explosives-laden truck set afire 5 pilgrim buses, killing scores of harmless folks within the buses and surrounding areas. Regrettably, it isn’t the primary terrorist assault of this type; as lately, scores of Iranian pilgrims have misplaced their lives in related assaults.

The Iranian folks and authorities have and proceed to do no matter of their energy to assist eradicate Daesh, which has claimed accountability for the assault, and its associates and different terrorist teams and parts. This horrendous act of terrorism and so many different related acts through which many 1000’s of harmless souls perished in Iraq and Syria and plenty of different locations ought to remind all of us of our responsibility to successfully assist destroy terrorist teams. It must also function a reminder to those that have unfold harmful Takfiri ideology and sectarian hatred and helped terrorist teams in numerous methods to cease their acts and be a part of the worldwide group within the combat in opposition to violent extremism and terrorism.

Whereas we count on that the United Nations condemns this terrorist assault within the strongest doable approach, my folks and authorities additionally count on that the United Nations, particularly the Safety Council, stay as much as the expectation of peoples and Member States and take concrete actions in addressing the scourge of terrorism.

I needs to be grateful you probably have this letter circulated as a doc of Safety Council.

Please settle for, Excellencies, the assurances of my highest consideration.
Gholamhossein Dehghani
Ambassador and
Cost d’Affaires
– H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon
Secretary Normal
New York

– H.E. Mr. Fodé SECK
President of the Safety Council

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