President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan condemned the deadly attack in Las Vegas, which left 58 people killed and 515 injured.
I condemn in the strongest terms possible today’s terror attack in Las Vegas, NV.
I sincerely hope that such attacks won’t happen in the future. On behalf of the Turkish people, I offer my condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims and all Americans.
— Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (@RT_Erdogan) October 2, 2017
The Foreign Ministry also issued a statement expressing sympathy and condolences for the victims and their loves ones. The ministry noted that they are collaborating with Turkey’s Consulate General in Los Angeles to determine if there were any Turkish citizens among the victims.
In a message released on his official Twitter account, Deputy Prime Minister and Government Spokesman Bekir Bozdağ said that Turkey is against all forms of violence, attacks and terror.
“We offer our condolences to the families of the deceased in the attack targeting participants of a music festival in Las Vegas, to the American people and to the U.S. We condemn this horrible, abominable attack. We share the pain of the families of the American people,” Bozdağ said.