European Union External Action

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the bomb attack in Istanbul

Bruxelles, 11/12/2016 - 10:43, UNIQUE ID: 161211_4
Joint Statements

Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the bomb attack in Istanbul

Twin acts of terror hit Turkey last night, in Istanbul, outside Beşiktaş sports stadium. We extend our sincere condolences to the families and friends of all those who lost their lives and wish the injured a speedy recovery. The European Union reiterates its continuing solidarity with Turkey and its people. We reaffirm our strong condemnation of all acts of terror and confirm our continued commitment to work together closely with Turkey in combatting the threat of terrorism.

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