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    Iranian Security Council Head Condemns US Bomb Strike in Afghanistan

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    Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani condemned the United States for using a large bomb in Afghanistan at a meeting with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Defense Col. Gen. Zakir Hasanov, local media reported on Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Shamkhani said that the use of large and unconventional bombs in Afghanistan was illegal, the IRNA news agency reported.

    Security council head reportedly noted that bombing other countries and their people would not make the US national security stronger.

    On Thursday, the United States dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb, the 22,000 pound GBU-43, or Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb, nicknamed "Mother of All Bombs," from a military airlift aircraft in eastern Afghanistan. The strike targeted an underground complex and tunnels allegedly used by Daesh, and resulted in killing at least 94 terrorists including four senior commanders.

    US Drops 'Mother of All Bombs' in Afghanistan (29)


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