Russian Duma head: Istanbul attack shows need to combine efforts against terrorism
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 29
Sergey Naryshkin, chairman of Russian State Duma, expressed condolences to the families and relatives of those killed in the June 28 terrorist attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, TASS news agency reported June 29.
Naryshkin, who is also the chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (PABSEC), added that the terrorist attack in Istanbul testifies to the need for the entire world to combine efforts to fight against terrorism.
“Dozens of civilians were killed and injured in the terrorist attack,” he said. “On my own behalf, I extend my deep condolences to the bereaved families, the loved ones of those who died in the attack.”
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.