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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed condolences over the terrorist attack in central Istanbul

DECR Communication service, 13.11.2022.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus' sent his condolences to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of the Republic of Turkey in connection with the explosion in downtown Istanbul on November 13th, 2022.

His Excellency Mr. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN
President
Republic of Turkey
   

Your Excellency, dear Mr. President, 

It grieved me deeply to learn of a terrorist attack committed in central Istanbul.

Innocent people have died; dozens have been injured as the result of this crime.

Please convey my condolences to the relatives and friends of the deceased and my words of support to all those affected by the attack. I pray that the All-Merciful God grant consolation to the families of the victims and the soonest recovery to the injured.

With deep condolences,

+KIRILL
PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUS'

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