United States Condemns Bombing in Gaziantep, Turkey

Press Statement
Mark C. Toner
Deputy Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 21, 2016

The United States strongly condemns yesterday’s heinous attack on a wedding party in Gaziantep. We extend heartfelt condolences to the friends and families of the victims and we wish a full and speedy recovery for the many who were wounded. We stand by our ally and partner Turkey and reaffirm our commitment to defeating the common threat of terrorism.