Syria strongly condemns St Petersburg terror attack

Damascus, SANA – Syria vehemently condemned the terrorist attack that targeted two metro stations in the Russian city of St Petersburg and claimed the lives of a number of civilians, in addition to injuring scores of others.

An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said on Monday that Syria condemns this attack in the strongest terms, describing it as a “cowardly” act of terror.

The source added that Syria expresses its sympathy and solidarity with the Russian leadership, government and people and its condolences to the families of the innocent victims.

At least ten persons were killed and around 50 others were injured in twin terrorist bombings at the metro stations in the Russian city of St Petersburg city.

People’s Assembly condemns the terrorist attack

In the same context, People’s Assembly strongly condemned the crowd terrorist attack that targeted two metro stations in the Russian city of St Petersburg and claimed the lives of a number of innocent people and injured many others.

In a statement, the Assembly affirmed that these horrific attacks, which aim at killing as many innocent civilians as possible without any considerations of values and morals, represent the terrorist ideology of al-Qaeda, ISIS and Jabhat al-Nusra, which practice the same barbarism against the Syrian people.

It added that all countries, without exception, are required to work together to fight international terrorism across borders and the terrorist ideology and to punish sides which support terrorist organizations whether in mentality, financially or in military ways.

The Assembly expressed sympathy and sincere solidarity with the friendly Russian people and leadership, and condolences to the victims’ families and quick recovery for the wounded.

M. al-Frieh/H. Said/Mazen

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