TBILISI, DFWatch–The head of government in Georgia on Sunday in a written statement expressed concern about the recent terrorist attack in Turkey and voiced support for the people of Turkey.
Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili says in the statement that in the name of the government of Georgia and the Georgian people, he expresses condolences to the families of the victims and support for the people and the government of Turkey.
“This unimaginable cruelty resulted in the death of several tens of people,” he says. “We condemn the terrorism – cruelty of the century, which threatens peace-loving nations all over the world. We fully acknowledge this great challenge facing our world. We believe that everything will be done to defeat it through the efforts of the world community.”
An explosion on Saturday in the city of Gaziantep resulted in the death of tens of people and even more injured. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Turkey, accused ISIS for the attack.
The blast took place during a wedding ceremony in the evening Saturday.
President Giorgi Margvelashvili also expressed his condolences to the families of victims and condemned terrorism in the name of the Georgian people.
The Foreign Ministry called on Georgians who are currently in Turkey’s southeast region to avoid crowded areas. According to the ministry, there are no Georgians among the injured or dead.