Libya condemns Istanbul blast

Libya condemns Istanbul blast

November 14, 2022 - 19:08
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Libya's Government of National Unity condemned the attack on Istiklal Street, Taksim in central Istanbul on Sunday, describing it as a heinous explosion.

The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah offered sincere condolences to the leadership and people of Turkey for the victims of the heinous Istanbul bombing, wishing a speedy recovery to all the wounded.

Dbeibah confirmed that he is following up on the situation of Libyans residing in Istanbul, declaring his full solidarity with the Turkish people, while the Deputy Head of the Presidential Council, Abdullah Al-Lafi, also condemned the Taksim bombing and offered condolences to the families of the victims, expressing his solidarity with Turkey, which he said "is frequented by hundreds of thousands of visitors on a daily basis."

The Head of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, also offered condolences to the government and people of Turkey, "praying to God to protect Turkey and all Muslim countries."

The Libyan embassy in Turkey denied that any members of the Libyan community in Istanbul were injured in the attack, and confirmed the formation of an emergency room at the Consulate in Istanbul, calling on the community members to contact the numbers it published on its Facebook page to report any urgent case.