Bahram Qassemi told reporters in his official reaction to the blast that the Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the blast which killed tens of pilgrims and wounded dozens of others.
He also offered condolences to the families of victims and Iraqi government and people, as reported by Mehr and edited by IFP.
“Still there is the international responsibility to support the Iraqi government and nation in the face of atrocities afflicting the people on daily basis.
“The fight against Takfirism and extremism entails strong resolve and global coordination,” Qassemi said, calling on international organizations to reinforce their counter-terrorism efforts.
A bomber detonated his explosives near a security checkpoint at one of the entrances of the Shiite district of Kadhmiya in northern Baghdad on Sunday morning, leaving 17 people, mostly civilians, dead. Over 20 others were also wounded in the terrorist attack.
The ISIS Takfiri terror group has claimed responsibility for the fatal incident, Tasnim reported.