Russians mourn victims of Istanbul airport blasts

The death toll from the explosions at Turkey's largest airport has increased to 41, a message from the Office of the Governor of Istanbul said. Thirty-seven bodies have been identified; ten of them are said to be foreign citizens, three victims held dual citizenship. The bodies of 19 victims have been delivered to relatives.

The explosions have killed five Saudi Arabian nationals and two Iraqis. A citizen of China, Jordan, a citizen of Tunisia, a citizen of Uzbekistan, an Iranian citizen and a citizen of Ukraine have also fallen victims of the attack at the Istanbul airport.

A meeting of mourning is to be held near the building of the Turkish Embassy in Moscow on June 29. People will перук for the meeting to pay tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks at Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport.

Students, young people and activists of public organizations will hold slogans saying in Russian and Turkish languages: ​​"We condole with the people of Turkey," "Terrorism has no place in the modern world."

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his sympathy to the Turkish people in connection with the terrorist attack in Istanbul.


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