Tsipras on Istanbul terror attack: Greek people stand in solidarity to the people of Turkey

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras send his sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the terrorist attack in Istanbul on Sunday which claimed the lives of 39 people and injured 69, according to information so far.

“Sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the heinous terrorist attack in Istanbul. The Greek people stand in solidarity to the people of Turkey in these difficult times. We must increase our cooperation so that 2017 is a year of peace and security,” he tweeted.

Earlier, the prime minister had expressed his condolences to Turkey’s Ambassador to Greece, Yaşar Çevik, though his diplomatic office.