TEHRAN, June 7, YJC - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani downplayed a terrorist attack at the site of the parliament, describing it as a “minor issue”.
TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -
"Today several coward terrorists penetrated into the parliament building and were dealt with seriously,” Larijani said, addressing an open session of the parliament on Wednesday.
Noting that the open session of the parliament was held in normal conditions amid the attack, he said, "The (terrorist) act is a minor issue.”
The parliament speaker went on to say that terrorists are seeking to create troubles for the country, which is actively fighting against terrorism.
Unknown gunmen attacked the Iranian Parliament on Wednesday as security forces rushed to restore security in the area.
All of the 4 gunmen were killed in operation by Iranian security forces.
Gunmen also attacked Imam Khomeini Mausoleum on Wednesday.
Overall, 12 were killed and 42 were others in the twin terrorist attack.