The State of Israel extends its condolences to the families of the victims, and offers its support to the Turkish people and government.

(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)

Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Tzipi Livni has strongly condemned the criminal act of terrorism in Istanbul, which killed and injured innocent civilians.

The State of Israel, which has a lot of experience with mindless terror, extends its condolences to the families of the victims and offers its support to the Turkish people and their government in their struggle against terror.