We Condemn Terror.

Terror, once again, raised its ugly face with the bomb attack which was organized in Besiktas, Istanbul against Riot Policemen Squad. We vigorously condemn this terrorist attack which was organized to overshadow unity and solidarity, peace, safety and stability of our Nation.

This abominable inhumane attack which was organized on the “World’s Human Rights Day” will not intimidate us during our ongoing battle against terrorism. Those who organized this malicious attack regardless of where they hide, whether in the villages, in cities or at the mountains, will be found and if Allah wills, be sentenced to the punishment that they deserve by the Turkish Justice System.

Both the US and the EU countries are acting unfair on the issue of Turkey’s battle against terrorism. The ring-leader of Fethullah Terror Organization (FETO) wander around in the US freely, while PKK members do the same in the EU countries. Therefore, I would like to call on the US and the EU authorities to obey rules of international law on terrorism. We also would like to call on the Human Rights Organizations and defenders of law that are operating in these countries to take action.

For thousands of years, we have faced treachery and attacks on this land for many times. We will forever continue to battle against terrorism in a complete unity and solidarity with our glorious Nation that pushed out coup d’état on July 15th and will live together fraternally and in peace; neither terrorist organizations nor any other may prevent us from doing so.

Once again, may Allah mercy and grace our policemen and citizens who were martyred with this malicious attack. May they rest in peace and I wish to those who have wounded a quick recovery.

I would like to express my condolences for the families of martyrs and our Nation.                                                                                          


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Şeref MALKOÇ

Chief Ombudsman