Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a statement vehemently condemned assassination of head of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Head of the Research and Innovation Organization of the Ministry of Defense.
In his statement, Zarif seriously denounced the terrorist and blind act to assassinate Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
Zarif condoled with Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei, Iranian nation, Defense Ministry officials and the bereaved family of Fakhrizadeh over sad occasion.
Fakhrizadeh was assassinated by terrorists in a terrorist attack near Tehran on Friday.
During the conflict, the security team protecting Iranian scientists were also injured and transferred to hospital.