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Press Release Regarding The Terrorist Attack In Burkina Faso , 16.01.2016

No: 18, 16 January 2016

We vehemently condemn the terrorist attack perpetrated in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, last night (15 January) against a hotel and resulting in the death of numerous innocent people and injury of many others.


We convey our condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the attack and to the brotherly people of Burkina Faso, and wish a speedy recovery to the wounded.

Turkey will continue its support for Burkina Faso, which has come a long way in the path of stability and democratization recently.