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Putin: Moscow ready to team up with Tehran to fight terrorist groups

Politics - Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed Russia's readiness for further joint efforts with Iran in the fight against terrorism.

Russian president has forwarded a message to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani conveying condolences over the Tehran attack, TASS Russian News Agency quoted a Kremlin press service statement.

'The Russian president strongly condemned this attack which once again emphasized the need to boost international cooperation in the fight against terrorism,' the statement reads.

'Putin conveyed his sympathy and support to the families of the victims, and wished a speedy recovery for the wounded,' the statement added.

In an apparently coordinated attempt, two terrorist groups attacked mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini, southern Tehran, and the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday morning, killing 12 people and injuring 42 more.

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