Rouhani said about the US involvement in the terrorist attack in Ahwaz

© AP Photo / ISNA/ Shayan Haji NajafТеракт at a military parade in Iran. 22 Sep 2018Rouhani said about the US involvement in the terrorist attack in Ahwaz© AP Photo / ISNA/ Shayan Haji Najaf

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that the United States and «one of the Gulf countries» involved in the attack on the military parade in Ahwaz, according to the website of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

A terrorist attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz took place on Saturday morning during the military parade. The death toll in the attack, according to the latest data, has reached 28 people, another 60 were injured. As reported by IRNA, the responsibility for the attack claimed by the group «Patriotic Arab democratic movement in Ahwaz» with ties to Saudi Arabia.

«One of the southern countries of the Persian Gulf took over as financial issues and the issue of weapons and they (militants — ed.) politics, they never had regrets and did not stop their crimes,» said Rouhani.

«We are very clear who did which group they belong and who have the attitude. Criminal activities will not affect determination of the Iranian nation, and the bloodshed in Ahwaz will receive a response within the law and the interests of our country,» Rouhani said, noting that behind the attack of foreign mercenaries.

Earlier, Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the attack on the military parade in Ahwaz there are States, under the leadership of the United States.

The Iranian foreign Minister Javad Zarif said earlier that the responsibility for the attack lies on «regional sponsors of terrorism and their American instructors».

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