15 February 2007
Security Council
SC/8957

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

SECURITY COUNCIL PRESS STATEMENT ON IRAN

 


The following Security Council press statement on the terrorist attack in Zahedan, Iran, was delivered today by Council President Peter Burian ( Slovakia):


The members of the Security Council condemned the terrorist attack on a bus in the south-eastern city of Zahedan in Iran, carried out on 14 February 2007, which killed at least 18 people and wounded many more.


The members of the Security Council reiterated that no cause can justify the use of terrorist violence.  They underlined the need to bring to justice the perpetrators, organizers and sponsors of this terrorist attack, as with all terrorist attacks.


The members of the Security Council extended their sincere condolences to the families of the victims and to the Iranian people.


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