Sri Lanka condemns the assassination of Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Sri Lanka condemns the assassination of Dr. Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Mahabadi (Persian: محسن فخری‌زاده مهابادی‎; 1958[1] – 27 November 2020) was a brigadier general in the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, an academic physicist, and a senior official in the nuclear program of Iran.

Fakhrizadeh was shot “by terrorists” in his vehicle in Absard, a suburb in eastern Tehran, later succumbing to his wounds in what was described as a “martyr’s death”, according to Iran’s foreign ministry.

 

Media Statement

Sri Lanka condemns assassination of Dr Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

Sri Lanka condemns the assassination of Dr Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, and any form of acts of terrorism against humanity. Sri Lanka calls for the stability and security of the Middle East and the Persian Gulf region and believes strongly in dialogue and engagement as the most successful means for finding a solution to problems.

Foreign Ministry

Colombo

02 December 2020