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Turkey/Istanbul attack

Published on January 13, 2016
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, January 12, 2016

The President denounces the heinous terrorist attack perpetrated today in the tourist area of Sultanahmet, in Istanbul, which killed at least 10 people and injured many others.

He expresses his compassion and solidarity towards Turkey and those countries whose nationals are among the victims, particularly Germany, which has been hit very hard. This vile act of violence must more than ever strengthen our common determination to fight terrorism./.

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