Reactions And Events Surrounding The Attack On The Ankara Consulate In New York

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According to Anatolia news agency, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said to American officials on Monday: “It was your responsibility to secure the Turkish House in New York.” You must identify this terrorist who broke the windows of “Turkevi building” with a knife.

The President of Turkey added in this regard: You must find the terrorist who broke the windows of the Turkish house and you must take all the necessary measures as quickly as possible.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu wrote in a Twitter message: We expect the US to quickly identify the perpetrators of the attack on the “Turkish House” in New York and guarantee the safety of our diplomats. I wish health to our colleagues in this center who selflessly provide all kinds of services to our citizens, especially during the election process.

The spokesman of the New York police told Sputnik news agency: an unknown man broke the windows of the Turkish consulate in New York on Monday morning.

According to this media, this man fled to an unknown direction and no one was arrested.

This building is also the place of Turkey’s representation in the United Nations.

Consulate personnel are currently removing shards of glass from broken window frames.

According to Anatoly, the Turkevi building in New York, where the office of the Permanent Representative of Turkey to the United Nations and the office of the Turkish Presidency in New York are located, was attacked by unknown people.

The attackers broke the entrance windows of this building at 03:14 am yesterday morning (local time). The New York police have started an investigation into the incident.