No: 253, 25 August 2019, Press Release Regarding The Attacks In Kirkuk Province Of Iraq

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 25.08.2019

We are saddened by the attacks that took place last night (24 August) at a shrine in Tavuk district of Kirkuk, resulting with the death of 6 and injuring 11 Iraqi Turkmen civilians.

We condemn this heinous attack targeting the current peace and security environment in Kirkuk. Turkey wishes Allah’s mercy upon those who lost their lives, and expresses her condolences to the brotherly Iraqi people.

We believe that the Iraqi Government will take the necessary measures against the perpetuators of this attack to Kirkuk which is the symbol of Iraq’s unity.

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
1/1/2019 1/1/2019 New Year's Day
4/19/2019 4/19/2019 Good Friday
4/22/2019 4/22/2019 Second Easter Day
5/1/2019 5/1/2019 Vappu/May Day
5/30/2019 5/30/2019 Helatorstai/Ascension Day
6/4/2019 6/4/2019 Religious Holiday (Ramadan)
6/21/2019 6/21/2019 Midsummer Eve/Juhannus
8/11/2019 8/11/2019 Religious Holiday (Eid al Adha)
10/29/2019 10/29/2019 29 October Republic Day
12/6/2019 12/6/2019 Independence Day of Finland
12/24/2019 12/26/2019 Christmas Eve/Days