Erdogan condemns attack on Turkish diplomats in Erbil

  • 19:00 17 July 2019

Erdogan condemns attack on Turkish diplomats in Erbil

Turkish president on Wednesday condemned the armed attack on Turkish diplomats in Erbil, Iraq, ONA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

“I condemn the heinous attack on our diplomats in Erbil. I wish God's mercy upon our diplomat who was martyred in the attack. Turkey asked Iraqi and regional authorities to swiftly find perpetrators,” Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter.

Turkish Parliament Speaker Mustafa Sentop also said that Turkey would give the necessary response to the armed attack at a restaurant in Erbil that left a Turkish diplomat martyred.

“The necessary response to this malicious attack will be shortly given. I offer my condolence to our nation,” Sentop said in a Twitter post.

Earlier, a Turkish diplomat, who was serving at Turkey's Consulate General in Erbil, was martyred in an armed attack at a restaurant.

Ilkin Jalilov