Ankara, 3 Safar 1437/15 November 2015 (MINA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his French counterpart Francois Hollande have expressed their resolve to fight against terrorism, Turkey’s presidential sources said Saturday (14/11).
According to sources, the determination to fight against terrorism was made during a phone conversation between Erdogan and Hollande following the Paris attacks Friday night that killed over 100 people and wounded dozens, World Bulletin quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting.
Extending his condolences to Hollande, Erdogan said that he shared the pain of French people and would stand by France as it combats terrorism.
At least 128 people were killed in multiple gun-and-bomb attacks at several locations across the French capital Paris Friday night.
French President Francois Hollande has blamed ISIL for the attacks. ISIL had carried out a suicide bombing killed dozens of people in Suruc, Sanliurfa province of Turkey on July 20. In another terrorist attack, the group killed more than 100 people in Ankara on Oct. 10. (T/P006/R03)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)