June 28, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey — The Turkic American Alliance strongly condemns the terrorist attacks today in Istanbul, Turkey. We are deeply saddened by the increasing number of losses and injuries and extend our condolences to the families and friends of the victims. It is now more important than ever that we do not fall prey to the pernicious intentions behind these attacks. We must stand in unity and not lose our belief and trust in peace. At this moment, we retaliate our condemnation of any and all forms of violence and terror.