SPEECHES AND PUBLIC EVENTS
Ambassador Ricciardone Expresses Condolences Regarding the Terrorist Attack in Hakkari
June 19, 2012
We condemn today’s bloody attacks in Hakkari in the strongest terms.
behalf of the United States and the American people, I send heartfelt
condolences to the families and friends of the fallen. We wish a full
and speedy recovery for the injured.
No political cause, and no religion, can justify terrorism.
a friend and ally, the United States will continue to stand with the
people and government of Turkey in their fight against the PKK, which
the United States has officially designated as a terrorist