No: 106, 14 April 2018, Press Release Regarding The Attack Against Mr. Enver Fahri Kerim, Parliamentary Candidate Of The Kirkuk Turkmen Front

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 14.04.2018

We have learned with sadness that Mr. Enver Fahri Kerim, parliamentary candidate of the Kirkuk Turkmen Front, was attacked by unidentified gunmen on Kirkuk-Baghdad highway on the evening of April 12th. While Mr.Kerim escaped uninjured, his driver remains in critical conditions.

We strongly condemn this heinous attack targeting our Turkmen brother. We reiterate our call upon the Iraqi authorities to take the necessary measures without delay to prevent the escalating attacks on Turkmens, who are one of the constituent parts of Iraq, and to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Mehmet Vakur Erkul Ambassador
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