Iran summons European ambassadors

Tehran: Ambassadors of the Netherlands and Denmark and chargé d’affaires of the British embassy have been summoned by Iranian authorities after the terrorist attack was carried out during a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday. The attackers have alleged links to the European countries.

According to Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi, declaring strong protest to the role their countries might have played to support elements who carried out the terror attacks in Ahvaz, the department for European affairs of the ministry summoned separately the three diplomats. 25 people were killed in the attack.

The al-Ahvaziya terror group, which is backed by Saudi Arabia claimed responsibility for the attack in Ahvaz. The group is believe to have recruits scattered in several European countries, including in the Netherlands and in Denmark.