RIYADH, 2nd January, 2017 (WAM) — The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has expressed its condemnation and denunciation of the armed attack which occurred in Ortakoy neighbourhood in Istanbul, Turkey, which resulted in killing and wounding scores of people.

The Saudi Press Agency, SPA, quoted a source of the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs as reiterating the Kingdom’s support and solidarity with Turkey against terrorism and extremism.

The source expressed condolences to the families of the victims and to the Turkish government and people, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.