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29 June 2016, 12:50

Belarus condemns terrorist attacks at Istanbul airport

Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MINSK, 29 June (BelTA) – Belarus strongly condemns a deadly terrorist attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, BelTA learnt from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“The terrorist attack in Turkey and the attacks that had taken place in Europe demonstrate once again a high degree of threat coming from terrorism which recognizes no borders and norms of civilization. This challenge must not be neglected by the international community,” the ministry stressed.

The Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed heartfelt sympathy to the relatives of the victims and extended condolences to the people of Turkey.

As was earlier informed, a gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport on 28 June killed 36 people and injured more than 140. The bombings have been linked to the Daesh terror group.

According to the information of the Turkish Healthcare Ministry, there are no Belarusian nationals on the list of people injured in the explosions.

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