2017-01-01
No: 01/17, Press release by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

We condemn in strongest terms the bloody terror act perpetrated in in Istanbul, which caused for many deaths and injuries. We convey our heartfelt condolences to the families who lost their loved ones as a result of this treacherous terror act, and the brotherly People and Government of Turkey, share their sorrow and wish speedy recovery to the wounded.

Perpetrators of treacherous and cowardice acts of terrorism can never shake the determination and firmness of brotherly Turkey in the fight against terrorism.

We reiterate our solidarity with brotherly Turkey.

Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov addressed a letter of condolences to his counterpart Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu in this regard.

According to current information, among the wounded two citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan were also identified.

Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Istanbul is in constant contact with Turkey’s relevant state authorities and our citizens.

We will notify the public additionally in case of further information.

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