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The European Union expressed its condolences to Turkey after the attack in Istanbul

The President of the European Council, Charles-Michelexpressed this Sunday his condolences to the victims of the explosion that has left at least six dead and more than fifty injured in the well-known street istiklal of istanbul.

“Horrible news from Istanbul tonight. Condolences to the victims of the explosion in Istiklal”, Michel indicated through his profile on Twitter.

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The Belgian politician added that “All our thoughts are with those who are responding and with the people of Turkey at this most distressing time.”

“Horrible news from Istanbul”agreed the high representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, on the same social network.

The head of community diplomacy assured that “Our thoughts are with the people of Turkey and with the families of the victims of this afternoon’s attack.”

“I wish the injured to recover quickly”he pointed.

The explosion was of terrorist origin, confirmed the president of Turkey, the conservative Islamist Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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“There are people who have been killed in a bomb attack at 4:20 p.m. (1:20 p.m. GMT) in Istiklal. I offer my condolences to the dead and my wishes for recovery to the injured. The State will find the organizers of this terrorist attack.”Erdogan said in an appearance on public television TRT.

The street istiklala pedestrian avenue full of shops, which starts in the emblematic Taksim Square, is full of passersby at all hours, including many tourists.

Source: Elcomercio

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