Turkey condemns attack in Afghanistan

ANKARA - Turkey has condemned a Taliban attack that hit the northern Afghan city Kunar on Sunday.

At least 20 soldiers were killed when the Taliban attacked a military checkpoint, Afghan Defense Ministry Ministry Zahir Azimi said in a written statement.

Turkey's Foreign Ministry said Ankara strongly condemns any act of violence that targets Afghanistan's peace and security.

"We extend our condolences to the families of the victims," they stated.

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