The assault on the Rasak police station within the southeastern Sistan and Baluchistan province, which is vulnerable to unrest, was claimed by “Jaish al-Adl,” a Sunni islamist group lively within the area. This was the most recent in a string of comparable incidents reported within the province, together with a lethal armed assault on cops in July, and the killing of Iranian border guards in Saravan, in Could.
In a press release launched on Saturday by Council President José de la Gasca of Ecuador, the members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the households of the victims and the Authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and “wished a speedy and full restoration to those that had been injured”.
The members of the Safety Council, the assertion continues, reaffirm that “terrorism in all its varieties and manifestations constitutes one of the crucial severe threats to worldwide peace and safety,” and underline “the necessity to maintain perpetrators, organizers, financiers, and sponsors of those reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and convey them to justice.”
The members go on to induce all States to cooperate actively with the Iranian authorities, in addition to all different related authorities on this regard, and reaffirm the necessity for all States to fight by all means, in accordance with the Constitution of the United Nations and different obligations below worldwide regulation, threats to worldwide peace and safety attributable to terrorist acts.
In response to a query raised at Friday’s press briefing at UN Headquarters, Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-Common, stated that the United Nations strongly condemns the 15 December assault, and expresses “deep condolences to the bereaved households and the folks and the federal government of the Islamic Republic of Iran”.