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30-June-2016 16:36 IST
President of India writes to president of turkey conveying condolences to the victims of the terrorist attack in Istanbul

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has written to the President of the Republic of Turkey, His Excellency Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, conveying his condolences to the victims of the terrorist attack in Istanbul.

In a message, the President said, “The terrorist attack in Istanbul last night has shocked us all.

I would like to express my condolences for the victims of this gruesome tragedy and convey the sympathy and solidarity of the people of India for the people of Turkey in this difficult time. This attack is another tragic reminder of the necessity for concerted action by the international community to fight the scourge of terrorism uncompromisingly. The world community must remain united in its resolve to fight against the evil forces of terrorism.Our hearts and prayers are with the bereaved families as well as those injured in the attacks”.