Greece condemns ‘heinous attack’ in Ankara


Greece has issued its condolences to Turkey in the wake of the terrorist attack that killed 28 people in Ankara on Wednesday night.

On Thursday President Prokopis Pavlopoulos conveyed his sympathy and condemnation to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan via Turkey’s ambassador in Athens, Kerim Uras.

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke to his counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu late on Wednesday to express his support for the Turkish people.

Earlier, the Greek Foreign Ministry had also strongly condemned the deadly blast in the Turkish capital, describing it as a “heinous attack” in a message on the ministry’s Twitter account.