Iran condemns suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, seen during a press conference in Riga, in June 2016Iran on Tuesday condemned three suicide bombings that rocked its regional rival Saudi Arabia, one of them targeting Islam’s second holiest place, the Prophet’s Mosque in Medina. Sunnis, Shiites will both remain victims unless we stand united as one,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter. The Prophet’s Mosque marks the place where Mohammed is buried and attracts millions of pilgrims each year.

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