Venezuelan FM deplores terror attack on Iranian scientist

TEHRAN, Nov. 28 (MNA) – Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza strongly condemned the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza condemned in a message the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.

"Venezuela strongly condemns the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday," the Venezuelan foreign minister said in a statement.

Fakhrizadeh-Mahavadi was targeted on Friday in a multi-pronged attack involving at least one explosion and small fire by a number of assailants in Absard city of Damavand County, Tehran province.

According to the Public Relations Office of the Ministry of Defense, the prominent physicist, who headed its Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), was sent to hospital immediately but was martyred due to the wounds he had sustained in the terrorist assault.

During the conflict, the security team protecting Iranian scientist were also injured and transferred to hospital.

RHM/FNA

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