|Wounded Iranian soldiers lie on the ground at the scene of an attack on a military parade on Saturday. Việt Nam strongly condemns terror attacks in any form. — AFP/VNA Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam strongly condemns terror attacks in any form, and such acts must be strictly punished in accordance with the law, stated Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lê Thị Thu Hằng on Tuesday.
Hằng was responding to reporters’ questions related to a terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz in Iran on Saturday, which killed 25 people. It was the deadliest attack in Iran in nearly a decade.
“We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to the Government and people of Iran and the families of the victims,” she said.
Earlier, Acting President Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh sent her condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over the tragedy. The same day, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh also sent his sympathies to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif over the tragedy. — VNS