- Title: Georgian and Turkish PMs condemn Manchester attack at meeting in Tbilisi
- Date: 23rd May 2017
- Summary: TBILISI, GEORGIA (MAY 23, 2017) (REUTERS) TURKISH PRIME MINISTER, BILANI YILDIRIM, AND GEORGIAN PRIME MINISTER, GIORGI KVIRIKASHVILI ARRIVE FOR NEWS CONFERENCE FLAGS OF TURKEY AND GEORGIA (SOUNDBITE) (Turkish) TURKISH PRIME MINISTER, BILANI YILDIRIM, SAYING: "I would like to express my condolences to the United Kingdom and wish a speedy recovery to those who have been injured. We would like to condemn this attack in the strongest possible way. Our country knows well what terrorism means. We have paid a large price because of terrorist attacks. Terrorism is a global threat. Fighting against terrorism should be taken globally. There should not be any classification or any division among terrorists. We can't call some terrorists bad and some not as bad. If we do such a classification, we'll show a weakness in our fight against terrorism." PHOTOGRAPHERS (SOUNDBITE) (Georgian) GEORGIAN PRIME MINISTER, GIORGI KVIRIKASHVILI, SAYING: "Unfortunately, terrorism does not have boundaries. Only consolidated efforts by the civilized world it is possible to defeat the terrorism." GEORGIAN GOVERNMENTAL BUILDING
- Embargoed: 6th June 2017 14:24
- Keywords: fight against terrorism Trukey Manchester attack UK Georgia
- Location: TBILISI, GEORGIA
- City: TBILISI, GEORGIA
- Country: Georgia
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace
- Reuters ID: LVA0016I26RT3
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- Story Text: Prime ministers of Georgia and Turkey expressed their condolences on Tuesday (May 23) to the victims of the deadly Manchester suicide bombing and their families.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Bilani Yildirim talked to media after their meeting in the Georgian capital Tbilisi.
Yildirim said he condemned the attack and called terrorism a global threat.
At least 22 people, including some children, were killed and 59 wounded when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande on Monday (May 22).
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