Deaths of Turkish Soldiers in PKK Attacks

Press Statement
Hillary Rodham Clinton
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
October 19, 2011

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the recent attacks by the PKK in Turkey’s Hakkari province. I join President Obama in offering our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of all those killed and injured in this tragedy. We will continue our strong cooperation with Turkey as we work to combat violent extremism in all its forms and safeguard the security of peace-loving people everywhere.

PRN: 2011/1760