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Turkey announces national mourning over Peshawar Attack


Turkey has announced to mourn over  over Tuesday’s Peshawar school attack.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu announced the declaration of national mourning during a joint conference in Ankara, reported Hurriyet Daily News.

On Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif  and condemned the brutal act of terror in a Peshawar school killing innocent people.

Showing his solidarity with Pakistani nation, the Turkish president conveyed his condolences to the families of innocent kids and people.

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also called Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and expressed sympathy, grief and solidarity with the people of Pakistan.

Meantime, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah also phoned premier Sharif and voiced their sorrow over the tragedy, saying, “Afghan people stand by Pakistan on this national tragedy as this is a mourning day for the people of Afghanistan too.”

Sharif thanked the leaders of brother countries and said Pakistan stands firm to eradicate terrorism from its soil and that all possible efforts will be maintained to bring stability in the region.

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