Baku, Azerbaijan, June 29
The attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport confirmed the need for a common fight against terror, RIA Novosti quoted Russian president’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov as saying June 29.
“President [Vladimir] Putin expressed his condolences to the Turkish people for the heinous act of terrorism. The Kremlin also considers this a terrorist attack on peaceful Istanbul. Such an event, of course, once again emphasized the urgency of consolidated efforts to combat the common threat of terrorism,” Peskov told reporters.
Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport came under a terrorist attack June 28.
Forty-one people were killed as a result of the terrorist attack, and currently, 239 injured are receiving treatment in Turkish hospitals.
The “Islamic State” (IS, ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group stands behind the attack, according to preliminary reports.