Iranian Foreign Ministry has condemned the recent terrorist attack in London, calling for the formation of a “true” international coalition to defeat terrorism.
Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Thursday expressed sympathy with the bereaved families of the victims as well as those injured in the brutal attack outside the UK Parliament in London.
At least three people were killed and 40 others were injured on Wednesday outside the UK Parliament in London after an attacker plowed a car into pedestrians and stabbed a police officer, an incident that Metropolitan Police declared a terrorist attack.
Qassemi underlined the need for the formation of an international campaign against terrorism, and criticized some countries for not being sincere in fighting terrorism.
“No country can consider itself immune from terrorism and terrorists as long as we witness the [establishment of] inefficient and theatrical coalitions at international and regional levels to fight terror as well as the double standards being pursued by the Western countries in countering this heinous and inhumane phenomenon,” he further said.
The Iranian official also said that terrorism knows no border, adding, “In order to uproot this evil and odious phenomenon, the channels for sending arms and equipment to the terrorists should be cut and the financial and moral support for the countries and groups disseminating terrorist ideas should be stopped.”