Jordan condemns bomb attacks in Iraq's Baghdad

Source: Xinhua| 2017-05-30 23:12:21|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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AMMAN, May 30 (Xinhua) -- Jordan condemned a series of terrorist bombings that struck Iraq's capital Baghdad in the last two days, the state-run Petra news agency reported on Tuesday.

The government spokesman Mohammad Momani said in a statement that Jordan strongly condemned such criminal acts that targeted Iraq's security and seeked to disrupt its institutions and efforts to fight terrorism.

Momani pledged Jordan's solidarity with Iraq in the war against "the gangs of killing and destruction," according to the statement.

Momani stressed the need to collect Arab, Islamic and global efforts to counter terrorism and the forces of darkness that target civilians in the region and the world.

Momani, who is also the state minister for media affairs, expressed condolences to the government and people of Iraq over the victims.

A car bomb blast in central Baghdad on Monday killed 11 people and wounded 75.

Another car bomb struck downtown Baghdad early Tuesday, killing 11 people and injuring 35.