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Azerbaijan strongly condemns Barcelona terror attack

Azerbaijan strongly condemns Barcelona terror attack

Politics
18 August 2017, 14:16 767
Azerbaijan strongly condemns the terrorist act carried out in Barcelona, Spain, the spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry, Hikmat Hajiyev, told APA on Friday
 
"We express our deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the terrorist attacks, and wish the speediest recovery to the injured. As a country suffering from terrorism, the Republic of Azerbaijan firmly condemns all forms and manifestations of terrorism,” he said.
 
In connection with the recent terrorist attacks in Barcelona, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev extended condolences to the King of Spain Felipe VI.
 
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has also sent a letter of condolence to his Spanish counterpart Alfonso Maria Dastis.
 
Thirteen people died and over 100 were injured when a white van ploughed into a crowd in central Barcelona on Aug. 17 evening. The Spanish police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack.