|Xi Jinping Sends Message of Condolences to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey over the Shooting Rampage in Turkey|
On January 2, 2017, President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolences to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey over the shooting rampage in Istanbul, Turkey, which caused heavy causalities. He extended condolences to the victims as well as expressed sincere sympathies to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the bereaved families and the injured.
Xi Jinping stressed that China strongly condemns this attack and firmly opposes all forms of terrorism. China is willing to, together with Turkey and the international community, strengthen cooperation and jointly prevent and cope with terrorist threats.