The Russian foreign Ministry called the barbaric action of the double terrorist attack in Damascus, which killed at least 40 Iraqi citizens making the pilgrimage.
“In Moscow resolutely condemn another barbaric act of terrorists. Condolences to the families of the victims and wish speedy recovery to the injured”, — stated in the message of the Russian authorities.
The Russian foreign Ministry stressed that the terrorist act should not “thwart the efforts of the international community in Astana and Geneva for the sustainable cease-fire in Syria.”
Earlier it was reported that the terrorist group “Tahrir al-sham”, part “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra”* took responsibility for the double bombing in Damascus.
* “Jabhat Fatah al-sham” (“Frente al-Nusra”, “Dzhabhat EN Nusra”) is a terrorist group banned in Russia.