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The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson strongly denounced the terrorist suicide attacks which hit Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted Tehran’s policy of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries, noting that Iran favours security in the region and believes in letting nations decide their own fate.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates Affairs Hassan Qashqavi said on Wednesday, June 29, that one Iranian was killed and five others wounded in the blasts which hit Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul on Tuesday night, June 28.
Iran is said to be the country with the second highest number of landmines in the world. Nearly 40 million mines were planted in the country during the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988). With the help of experts, more than 24 million mines have been detected and defused so far, but 16 million are still undetected, according to UN reports.
As part of a one-year plan to tackle pollution in large cities, a 22-trillion-rial ($6.3 billion) fund has been allocated to upgrade the public transport fleet in metropolises like Tehran. The plan, which lays out the government’s one-year targets to battle air pollution, was approved last month and was recently communicated to the relevant bodies.
Tehran Municipality is attempting to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban development of the capital.