Turkey – Attack in Izmir (January 5, 2017)


France condemns the attack carried out yesterday in front of a courthouse in Izmir.

We pay tribute to the extraordinary courage of the Turkish police officer who, by sacrificing his own life, was able to prevent an even heavier toll. France extends its condolences to the victims’ family and friends.

France reaffirms its wholehearted solidarity with the Turkish authorities and people in the fight against terrorism.