No: 194, 22 July 2018, Press Release Regarding The Terrorist Attack In Kabul

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 22.07.2018

We condemn the suicide attack that took place in front of the Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport right after the departure of First Vice-President Abdul Rashid Dostum who, in accordance with the aggrement reached between him and the Afghan Government, returned to Afghanistan today (22 July) from Turkey, where he had been staying more than a year.

Although the First Vice-President Dostum and his motorcade were not harmed, we learned with sorrow that 11 people, most of whom security officers, have been killed as a result of the attack. We wish Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives and convey our condolences to the Afghan people and state.

Mehmet Vakur Erkul Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09.00 - 12.30 / 13.30 - 18.00

Consular Section Application Hours: 09.30-12.00\To get information by phone, please call between 14:00-16:00 hrs
1/1/2020 1/1/2020 New Year's Day
1/6/2020 1/6/2020 The Epiphany
4/10/2020 4/10/2020 Good Friday
4/13/2020 4/13/2020 Second Easter Day
5/1/2020 5/1/2020 Vappu/May Day
5/21/2020 5/21/2020 Helatorstai/Ascension Day
5/24/2020 5/24/2020 Religious Holiday (Ramadan)
6/19/2020 6/19/2020 Midsummer Eve/Juhannus
7/31/2020 7/31/2020 Religious Holiday (Eid al Adha)
10/29/2020 10/29/2020 29 October Republic Day
12/6/2020 12/6/2020 Independence Day of Finland
12/24/2020 12/26/2020 Christmas Eve/Days