No: 177, 01 July 2018, Press Release Regarding The Suicide Attack In Kirkuk

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 01.07.2018

We have learned with sorrow that according to initial reports one person lost his life and 21 people injured as a result of a suicide attack perpetrated today (1 July) by a bomb-laden vehicle at the warehouse in Kirkuk, where ballots are kept.

We strongly condemn this terrorist attack, wish Allah’s mercy upon our Iraqi brother who lost his life, speedy recovery to the wounded, and convey our condolences to the relatives of the deceased.

We expect the relevant Iraqi authorities to rapidly and transparently complete the investigation regarding the fraud and irregularity allegations about the elections in Kirkuk and take all necessary measures to provide security in the province.


Hakan Çakıl Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 16:00 / Kon. 09:00 - 14:00

1/1/2018 1/1/2018 New Year
1/6/2018 1/6/2018 Armenian Orthodox Christmas Day
2/9/2018 2/9/2018 St Maroun Day
2/14/2018 2/14/2018 Rafiq Hariri Memorial Day
3/25/2018 3/25/2018 Feast of Annunciation
3/30/2018 3/30/2018 Good Friday (Western Church)
4/1/2018 4/2/2018 Easter Sunday
4/6/2018 4/6/2018 Holy Friday (Orthodox Church)
5/1/2018 5/1/2018 Labor Day
5/6/2018 5/6/2018 Martyr's Day
5/25/2018 5/25/2018 Resistance and Liberation Day
6/15/2018 6/16/2018 Eid Al-Fitr (Ramadan)
8/15/2018 8/15/2018 Assumption of Mary
8/21/2018 8/22/2018 Aid Al-Adha (Date varies according to Lunar cycle)
9/11/2018 9/11/2018 Hijri New Year
9/20/2018 9/20/2018 Ashoura Day
11/20/2018 11/20/2018 The Birth of Prophet Mohammed
11/22/2018 11/22/2018 Independence Day
12/25/2018 12/25/2018 Christmas Day