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Azerbaijani MFA condemns Turkey terror attack

01 October 2023 [18:24] - TODAY.AZ

Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has strongly condemned the terrorist act near the building of the Turkish Ministry of Interior.

The post shared on the ministry’s X platform says:

"We express our solidarity with Turkiye struck by terrorism, and always support the fight against all forms and manifestations of terrorism."

There was an explosion near the building of the Turkish Interior Ministry in Ankara. One of the terrorists blew himself up.

The explosion and shots were heard in the morning on Ismet Inyonu Boulevard in Ankara, where the buildings of the Grand National Assembly of Türkiye and the Ministry are located.

It is reported that the explosions occurred near the Interior Ministry building. The road in many directions is closed.

"At around 09:30, 2 terrorists who drove a car up to the entrance gate of the Interior Ministry's General Security Directorate carried out a terrorist attack. One of the terrorists blew himself up, the second was neutralized. Two policemen were lightly wounded in the firefight," Turkish Interior Minister Ali Yerlikay said in a statement.


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