C o m m u n i q u é
The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, sent to the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the following message:
«On behalf of myself and of all the Italian people, I would like to express my deepest sympathy and closeness to the families of the victims of the new dramatic attack that hit the city of Istanbul yesterday.
Italy firmly condemns this new atrocious attack and reaffirms its full support to Turkey in the fight against the blind and murderous violence of terrorism.
With these feelings in mind, allow me Mr President to express to you and to our friends the Turkish people, heartfelt condolences on behalf of myself and of all the Italian people».
Rome, 29 June 2016