New York

10 August 2015

Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on terrorist attacks in Turkey

The Secretary-General condemns today’s series of terrorist attacks including on the security forces, both in Istanbul and in the south-east provinces, as well as on the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul. He is greatly concerned by the violence. The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathies with the victims of today’s acts, as well as with the Government and people of Turkey. He hopes that the perpetrators of the attacks will be swiftly brought to justice.