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Turkey/attack in Istanbul

Published on March 23, 2016
Statement by M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

Paris, March 19, 2016

An attack was carried out this morning in central Istanbul.

I strongly condemn this heinous and cowardly attack which has left several people dead.

I extend my condolences to the victims’ families and express France’s solidarity with Turkey and the Turkish people in the fight against terrorism./.

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