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    Iran Condemns Munich Shooting, Expresses Sympathy for German People

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    Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman deplored the Munich attack and urged to launch a life-and-death struggle to eradicate killing of innocent people.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi condemned Friday's shooting in Munich.

    "Today, fighting against terrorism, in any form and anywhere, is an urgent demand of the world community which should be taken into consideration by the whole international community," Ghasemi said as quoted by IRNA news agency on Saturday.

    He urged to launch a life-and-death struggle to eradicate killing of innocent people.

    On Friday, a shooter killed at least nine people and injured over a dozen at a Munich mall. He then committed suicide. According to police, the shooter was an 18-year-old German of Iranian origin, his motives remain unknown.

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