Leaders and prominent figures from around the world all expressed thier deepest condolences and renewed their solidarity wishes with Turkey as they condemned the 'heinous' terror bombing that rocked Ankara late Wednesday, killing 28 and injuring 61.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel sharply condemned the attack in capital Ankara.The chancellor said in a statement Wednesday that she was horrified by the attack and that her thoughts were with the families of the victims and the injured.
Richard Moore, the British Ambassador to Turkey, also offered his condolences to Ankara on the attack with a tweet saying: "U.K. stands shoulder to shoulder with Turkey at this difficult time. Utterly condemn terrorism."
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu spoke with his U.S. counterpart John Kerry on the phone on Thursday in which Kerry offered his condolences to Turkey over the Ankara attack. The two top-level politicians also discussed the latest developments in Syria, according to media agencies.
The messsages of solidarity continued on Twitter with a tweet from UK foreign secretary Philip Hammond. He said: "My thoughts are with the victims of #Ankara terror attack. The UK utterly condemns this senseless act of violence."