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Iran, Syria, Others in Middle East Condemn London Attacks

Governments in several countries in the Middle East have denounced the bomb blasts in London Thursday.

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad condemned the attacks in a cable sent to Prime Minister Tony Blair.

In Tehran, a spokesman for Iran's foreign ministry, Hamidreza Asefi, expressed his condolences for the victims and their relatives and said terrorism was inappropriate for achieving any aims.

The kingdom of Saudi Arabia condemned the blasts and said it continues to support intensifying efforts to combat terrorism.

Both Israeli and Palestinian Authority officials condemned the blasts.

And authorities in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon and Turkey also denounced the attacks.

Some information for this report provided by Reuters.