The PABSEC International Secretariat strongly condemns the coup attempt in the Republic of Turkey on 15 July 2016.
We are perplexed by the coup attempt directed against democracy in Turkey. Unfortunately, many innocent people lost their lives and many were injured.
We express our deep condolences to the families of the victim Turkish citizens and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.
The Forty-Seventh PABSEC General Assembly of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation was held in Moscow on 28-30 June 2016 upon the invitation of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.
The International Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation condemns the terrible terrorist attack in Istanbul which claimed lives of innocent people and resulted in the injury of many others.