Putin expressed his condolences to President of Turkey in connection with the terrorist attack in Istanbul
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan in connection with the tragic consequences of the terrorist attack in Istanbul that killed 38 people. The Russian President strongly condemned this “cowardly, cynical crime and expressed confidence that its perpetrators and masterminds will not escape retribution,” reports the press service of the Kremlin.
“The Russian President stressed that the incident once again confirms the relevance of joint efforts in an uncompromising struggle against international terrorism”, – is spoken in the message.
Putin conveyed words of sympathy to the families and friends of those killed and wishes a speedy recovery to those who suffered at the hands of terrorists.
Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, for his part, expressed
deepest condolences to his Turkish counterpart Binali Yildirim, the in connection
with numerous victims of the terrorist attack in Istanbul, according to
the press service of the government of the Russian Federation.
“This barbaric crime cannot be justified. Guilty
in its Commission should be severely punished,” – said in
particular, in the telegram.
Medvedev also asked to convey words of sympathy and support
relatives and friends of the victims and wishes of speedy recovery to all
the wounded and injured.
Two bombings on Saturday evening near the stadium of Besiktas after the match the football team with the team “Bursaspor” . Near the bus with police special forces, a car bomb exploded, and in the Park near the stadium itself undermined the suicide bomber. According to the latest data of the Ministry of interior, the death toll in the attack has reached 38 people, 155 people were injured.