NO:121; - 29 August 2007, Press Release Regarding the;Terrorist Attacks;in;India;(Unofficial Translation)


The reports on the abhorrent terrorist attacks that took place in Hyderabad, the capital of India’s Andhra Pradesh province, on 25 August 2007, which claimed 42 lives and left 54 wounded, have been received with deep regret and concern.

In all her contacts at multilateral, regional and bilateral levels, Turkey has been stressing in the strongest terms that terrorism should be condemned regardless of its sources and pretexts, and be considered a crime against humanity. Turkey has always underlined the vital importance of effective international cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

In this context, Turkey strongly condemns these heinous terrorist attacks which aimed at disrupting the stability and peace in India.

We extend our condolences to the bereaved families of the victims of the attacks as well as to the Indian people and the Indian Government. We also wish speedy recovery to those wounded.