Obama condemns terrorist attack in Istanbul

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the US President Barack Obama had a phone conversation, during which they discussed the terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, TRT Haber news channel reported June 29.

Obama condemned the terrorist attack in Istanbul and extended condolences to his Turkish counterpart, according to the report.

Forty-one people were killed as a result of the terrorist attack, and currently, 239 injured are receiving treatment in Turkish hospitals.

The “Islamic State” (IS, ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group stands behind the attack, according to preliminary reports.

Source: Trend