Turkey conveys condolences to UK over knife attack

Turkey conveys condolences to UK over knife attack

Knife-wielding man killed 3 people and wounded 3 others in Reading, England

News Service AA

Turkey’s foreign minister on Sunday extended condolences to his British counterpart over a recent deadly knife attack in the English town of Reading, sources said Sunday.

Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke to Dominic Raab over the phone, according to diplomatic sources who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

During the conversation, Cavusoglu expressed sorrow over the stabbing incident, and said that he shared the pain of the families of the deceased and the injured.

Raab thanked Cavusoglu for his good wishes.

On Saturday night, a knife-wielding man killed three people and seriously wounded three others in the town of Reading, some 60 kilometers (37 miles) from the capital London.

Thames Valley Police have declared it as a terrorist incident.


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