Foreign ministry condemns ‘barbaric terrorist attack’ in Istanbul

Greece’s foreign ministry condemned on Sunday the “barbaric terrorist attack” carried out at an Istanbul nightclub early on New Year’s Day and expressed support for the Turkish people and the families of the victims.

“We express our undivided support for the Turkish people and address our sincere condolences to the families of the victims, as well as our wishes for a speedy recovery to the injured,” the ministry said in a statement.

According to official information so far, 39 people were killed and 69 were injured when a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub “Reina”.