World leaders condemn bomb blast in Ankara

Leaders and ministers from France, Russia, Spain and Britain condemned the attack in the Turkish capital Ankara in which 6 people were killed and 102 others injured.

World leaders condemn bomb blast in Ankara
Leaders and ministers from France, Russia, Spain and Britain condemned the attack in the Turkish capital Ankara in which 6 people were killed and 102 others injured.

Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a message of condolence to Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan for those who lost their friends & relatives in the attack.

"This event is an evidence that international efforts for fighting terrorism should be strengthened," said Putin in his message.

On the other hand, French FM Bernard Kouchner sent a message to Turkish FM Abdullah Gul, stating "his deep" anger because of the attack.

Kouchner stressed that France will support Turkey in its fight against every kind of violence and extremity.

Meanwhile Spanish Ministry of Foreign affairs released a statement condemning the terrorist attack in Turkish capital.

The statement affirmed Spain's full support to Turkey in its fight against terrorism and will for cooperation.

In the meantime, British Minister of State for Europe Geoff Hoon released a statement condemning the attack in Ankara.

Hoon stated that Britain condemns the horrible terrorist attack in Ulus district of Ankara, adding britain will stand by Turkish government in its fight against terrorism.

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Last Mod: 23 Mayıs 2007, 23:28
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