The International Community came together to Condemn the Terrorist Attack on Kabul University
KABUL - On Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan opened condolences books in memory of those martyred in the terrorizes attack on Kabul University earlier in the week, in Kabul and its diplomatic missions and consulates abroad.
Ambassadors, members of the diplomatic missions, high-ranking political representatives of friendly countries, regional and international organizations and institutions based in Kabul and host countries attended the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and diplomatic and consular missions abroad, condemning the brutal terrorist attack on the classrooms of students at Kabul University.
They expressed their condolences and sympathy in the book of condolences to the families of the victims and injured as well as to the people and government of Afghanistan.
In their messages, Kabul’s diplomatic corps called the attack on defenseless civilians and educational centers contrary to human values, religious teachings, international law and crimes against humanity. They called on responsible authorities to prosecute the perpetrators behind this terrorist attack serving justice to the victims.
Many diplomatic missions in Kabul choose to fly their national or institutional flags at half mast to commemorate the day of mourning alongside the people and the government of Afghanistan.
H.E. Ali Akbar Salehi, Vice President and Head of the Atomic Energy Department of the Islamic Republic of Iran, went to the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan in Tehran and offered his condolences and sympathy. Mr. Salehi stated that the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Kabul University, that they stand by the people and the Government of Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism, and support the Afghan peace process. These sentiments were echoed around the world.
In the wake of this attack, many of the well-known scholars of the Islamic world also forbade terrorist attacks targeting the Muslim and innocent people of Afghanistan and called for establishing a sustainable peace and end of war which is in opposition to the religious texts.