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Turkey asks the undersecretary of the French Embassy for explanations for the attack on its diplomatic headquarters in Paris

Diplomatic sources informed Anadolu Agency that the deputy secretary of the French Embassy in Ankara was summoned to the Foreign Ministry for yesterday’s “terrorist attack” against the Turkish Consulate General in Paris.

Likewise, the Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, urged the French authorities to take “concrete legal measures” against the perpetrators of the attack.

This Thursday, unidentified people attacked with fireworks the Turkish Consulate General around 02:30 local time (12:30 GMT),

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The attack caused material damage to one of the windows and to the exterior wall of the building.

French authorities launched an investigation into the incident.

Groups affiliated with the PKK terrorist organization claimed responsibility for the attack.

The administrative department of the Hauts-de-Seine region, in the northwest of the French capital, condemned the attack on Twitter and conveyed a message of solidarity with the Turkish consul general and consular staff.


*Translated by Daniel Gallego.

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