The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a telegram of condolences addressed to the Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in connection with the tragic events in the town of Arys.
“With great mercy I have taken the sad news about human casualties as a result of explosion at an ammunition depot in the military unit of Arys, Turkestan region. I share the sad feelings of Kazakhstan’s nation. On behalf of the Turkish people and on my own behalf, I express my deep condolences to you, the brotherly people of Kazakhstan, and the families and friends of the victims,” the telegram says.
The Turkish President wished a speedy recovery to the wounded as a result of the emergency.