MANAMA, 16th October, 2016 (WAM) — The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strongly condemned the terrorist bombing that took place yesterday targeting a funeral in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, which resulted in the killing of at least 41 people and the wounding of dozens of others.

Bahrain News Agency, BNA, quoted the ministry’s statement as re-affirming the Kingdom’s solidarity with Iraq in the face of violence and terrorism, and its support for their efforts to achieve security and stability.

The ministry reiterated Bahrain’s “firm rejection of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations whatever the motives and justifications, and urged for concerted regional and international efforts aimed at eliminating this dangerous scourge that threatens peace and security.”

The statement offered its sincere condolences and sympathy to the families of the victims and wishing for a speedy recovery for all the injured.