Press Release Regarding The Operation Aiming To Prevent The Misuse Of The Hijacked Oil Tankers , 06.09.2009
We have learned with profound sorrow that there were civilians among those 70 people who were killed or wounded in Kunduz Province in the north of Afghanistan on 4 September 2009 during the operation aiming to prevent the misuse of the hijacked oil tankers. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and wish speedy recovery to those wounded.
Turkey attaches great importance to the well being of the Afghan people and the efforts devoted to the establishment in the shortest time of peace and serenity in the country.
Turkey will continue to help relieve the pains of the fraternal people of Afghanistan as long as it is needed.
On this occasion, Turkey reaffirms that she will stand side by side, as always, with the fraternal people and government of Afghanistan.