Madam Secretary

Clinton condemns terrorist bombing in Chabahar, Iran

Secretary Clinton strongly condemns the terrorist attack that occurred at a mosque in Chabahar, Iran, today and has killed at least 41 people. She issued the following statement: I strongly condemn today’s terrorist attacks, claimed by Jundallah, that targeted Iranian men, women, and children worshipping at a mosque in Chabahar, Iran. On behalf of the ...

Secretary Clinton strongly condemns the terrorist attack that occurred at a mosque in Chabahar, Iran, today and has killed at least 41 people. She issued the following statement:

I strongly condemn today’s terrorist attacks, claimed by Jundallah, that targeted Iranian men, women, and children worshipping at a mosque in Chabahar, Iran. On behalf of the people of the United States, I extend condolences to the families and loved ones of all those injured and killed as they marked the eve of the last day of Ashura. This is yet another example of terrorists using cowardly methods to inflict pain and fear on innocent civilians. The perpetrators of this attack must be held to account for their actions.

The United States condemns all forms of terrorism and sectarian-driven violence, wherever it occurs, and we stand with the victims of these abhorrent and reprehensible acts. The global community must remain vigilant in combating terrorist organizations and individuals that threaten lives in every part of the world.

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. @pjaroonFP

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