"We are working closely with the Turkish Police"
The Spokesperson for the US State Department, Victoria Nuland on Friday said that they were working closely with Turkish Police to evaluate the damage and losses following today’s blast at the US Embassy in Ankara which left two people, including the suicide bomber, dead and seriously wounded a Turkish woman.
In a written statement released on Friday, Victoria Nuland stressed that "a blast took place at the US Embassy in Ankara at about 13.13 hours (Turkish local time)."
We are working closely with the Turkish Police in order to evaluate the damage and losses following the blast and to begin an investigation, Nuland also said.
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister William Hague on Friday said "he condemned the attack very harshly" in regards to the attack at the US Embassy in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
"My thoughts are with the victims of the terrorist attack at the US Embassy in Ankara and their friends and families. I condemn this attack very harshly. Turkey and the US can rely on the United Kingdom’s support to find those responsible" Hague said.
SG of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation condemned the US Embassy attack.
Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu on Friday condemned the attack on the US Embassy at the Turkish capital of Ankara.
Ihsanoglu said that people with bad intentions both hurt themselves, their country and humanity in the statement he made to press members in Cairo.
Friday, February 01, 2013