Current dynamics of Russian-Turkish relations

Russian President Vladimir Putins Condolences to President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to President of the Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan over the tragic consequences following the terrorist act in Istanbul.

The President of Russia has strongly condemned this cowardly, cynical crime and expressed confidence that its perpetrators and their clients will not escape punishment.

Mr. Putin stressed that the event once again shows the need for joint efforts aimed at a consolidated fight against international terrorism.

Vladimir Putin passed on words of sympathy to the families and friends of those killed by this act of terrorism and wished a speedy recovery to those injured in the attack.