No: 267, 31 October 2020, Press Release Regarding The Armed Attack On The Archbishop Of The Orthodox Church In Lyon, France On 31 October 2020

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 01.11.2020

We strongly condemn the shooting targeting this time an Orthodox cleric in Lyon, France. We hope that the clergyman, who was seriously injured in the attack, will recover as soon as possible and that such attacks will come to an end.

As a country that has been fighting against all kinds of terrorism for years, we once again express our solidarity against terrorism, while conveying our sympathies to the French people and the Orthodox community living in France.

Mehmet Vakur Erkul Ambassador
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