The Iranian government calls the ambassadors of the Netherlands, Denmark and Britain after the Ahwaz attack
The Arab Liberation Movement of Ahwaz claimed responsibility for the attack on the military parade of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, which resulted in 29 dead and dozens wounded.
Iranian authorities summoned the ambassadors of the Netherlands, Denmark and Britain on Saturday night over the attack on Ahwaz, accusing their countries of harboring Iranian opposition groups.
Foreign Minister Mohammed Jawad Zarif blamed the United States and Israel for the attack.
Amid confusion in official Iranian statements about who was responsible, President Hassan Rowhani ordered security forces to use all their powers to identify the perpetrators.
The Iranian state television announced that an attack on a military parade, Saturday, in Ahwaz, southwestern Iran, killing 29 and wounding dozens.
State television said the attack targeted a platform where officials gathered to follow up on the annual event to mark the anniversary of the start of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.
According to the Iranian news agency that the outcome of the attack rose to 29 people, and wounded more than 60 people.
“Two militants were killed and two others were arrested,” Ali Hossein Hosseinzadeh, governor of Khuzestan province, was quoted by the ISNA news agency as saying.
For his part, the spokesman of the armed forces of Iran, General Abdul Fadl Shukriji, told state television that “of the four attackers sent three to hell in the eye of the place and was shortly after the fourth who was injured and stopped because of the seriousness of his injury.”