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UNHCR chief condemns Turkey attacks

11 May 2013

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Mr. Antonio Guterres, expressed his deep condolences to the Turkish State and to all Turkish people for the extensive loss of life and injuries suffered as a result of the explosions in Reyhanli, Turkey today.

He condemned these despicable attacks on civilians, stating that these terrorist activities targeted both the Turkish people and Syrian refugees who have received protection in Turkey. UNHCR supports Turkey at this difficult time and extends its heartfelt condolences to the families of those impacted.