Türkiye conveys condolences to Russia over deadly Moscow concert attack

Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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# 23 March 2024 19:11 (UTC +04:00)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday expressed deep sorrow and condolences for a deadly terrorist attack in Moscow to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

In a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Erdogan expressed his condolences to the Russian people for the attack that killed at least 133 people, according to a statement issued by the Turkish Communications Directorate.

The Turkish president condemned the “heinous terrorist attack targeting innocent people” in the “strongest way," the statement added.

Türkiye is ready to develop cooperation with Russia in combating terrorism, with the understanding of fighting all kinds of terrorism without discrimination, it added.