World Bulletin / News Desk
Iran and Italy on Thursday condemned PKK attack in the south-eastern province of Gaziantep in which nine people were killed and 69 others were wounded.
In a message released and sent to the Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said that they condemned the blast in Gaziantep.
"We offer condolences to the friendly and brotherly people of Turkey with whom we share their pain," Salehi underlined.
In a message released Thursday, Italian Embassy in Ankara said that Italian President Giorgio Napolitano offered condolences to his Turkish counterpart Abdullah Gul over the blast in Gaziantep.
"President Napolitano expressed that he and whole Italian people are with friendly and brotherly country of Turkey. The Italian Embassy condemns the Gaziantep blast with hatred and wishes God's mercy to those killed and speedy recovery to those wounded," the message stated.
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