Several countries, including the U.S., the U.K. and Russia, have condemned the suicide bomb attack in the Turkish capital of Ankara, which claimed at least 34 lives.
U.S. State Department Spokesman John Kirby on March 13 conveyed condolences to the families of those killed Sunday and wished a quick recovery for the wounded.
"We reaffirm our strong partnership with our NATO ally Turkey in combating the shared threat of terrorism" he said.
U.S. Ambasador to Turkey John Bass said in a tweet tha he was “deeply saddened and horrified by attack in Ankara.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin also condemned the attack, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said March 13.
"Vladimir Putin condemns the brutal terrorist attack in Ankara… The Russian President mourns together with all the Turkish people, who suffered another terrorist attack, in connection with numerous human victims" Peskov told reporters.
British Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "appalled."
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault described it as a "cowardly attack."