Istiklal in Istanbul
Turkish policemen try to secure the area after a strong explosion shook the busy shopping street of Istiklal in Istanbul, on November 13, 2022. Image Credit: AFP

Abu Dhabi: The UAE strongly condemned the terrorist bombing that took place in the centre of the Beyoglu district in Istanbul, which resulted in the deaths of at least six civilians and injured dozens.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) confirmed that the UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts and its permanent rejection of all forms of violence that are in contravention of human values and principles.

The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the government and friendly people of the Republic of Turkey, and to the families of the victims of this heinous crime, and its wishes for a speedy recovery to all the injured.