President Poroshenko expresses condolences to Turkish nation over Istanbul terrorist attack
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has expressed condolences to President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the tragedy in Istanbul that claimed lives of dozens on the New Year's night.
"Ukraine is shocked by the news about the dreadful terrorist attack treacherously committed during New Year in Istanbul causing dozens of casualties. We share the sorrow of the Turkish nation. We grieve together with those who lost their friends and family," the Head of State noted in his condolences, according to the president's press service.
"On behalf of the Ukrainian people and me personally, I express profound condolences and words of support to the families of the deceased and wish fast recovery to the wounded," Petro Poroshenko said.
"Ukraine strongly condemns terrorism in all its manifestations and stands for the consolidation of efforts of the world community in the struggle against this threat," the Head of State emphasized.