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4/17/07

Iran condemns Virginia shooting

Tehran, April 17, IRNA - Iranina Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini on Tuesday condemned killing of students at the Virginia Tech university on Monday.

According to reports, a gunman opened fire on classrooms at Virginia Tech university Monday morning, killing 33 people after he turned his gun on himself in the deadliest shooting rampage in modern US history.

In a statement issued in Tehran on Tuesday, Hosseini expressed his condolences with the US nation and the families of victims.

"Killing innocent people, irrespective of their race and nationality, is contrary to divine and human values no matter which group or person carries out such an act under any name," the Foreign Ministry statement said.

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