New York

10 December 2016

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

The Secretary-General condemns today’s terrorist attacks in Istanbul, reportedly targeting Turkish police personnel, in which dozens of people were killed and injured.

The Secretary-General expresses his deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Turkey, and wishes a quick recovery to those injured. He hopes that the perpetrators of this terrorist act will be swiftly identified and brought to justice.