The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the terrorist attacks in Paris which claimed heavy casualties.
In a message to his French counterpart Francois Hollande on Satureday, the Iranian President condemned the terrorist attacks in Paris which claimed heavy casualties.
President Rouhani said the death of many civilians in the terrorist attacks caused deep grief for the Iranian people.
He said he strongly condemned the incident on behalf of the Iranian nation who are victims of the evil phenomenon of terrorism.
The President further underlined the need for global efforts to fight all terrorist groups.
Speaking to the reporters, Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif also offered condolences to the French government and nation on a string of shocking terrorist attacks.
“The Paris incidents once again demonstrated that terrorism and extremism are international threats and battling them requires concerted global cooperation,” he noted.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran will be seriously active in this field (counterterrorism),” Zarif added.
The minister reiterated that the fight on terrorism should not be confined to a specific region, calling for an international sympathy for the victims of the Paris attacks.