posted on May, 11 2013 @ 03:56 PM
Turkey massing troops:
Following the blasts, large numbers of Turkish air and ground military units were deployed to Reyhanlı, Haya Province, on the Syrian border.
US ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone has "strongly condemned" Reyhanli attack, saying his country stands with Turkey in identifying those
“The United States stands with the people and Government of Turkey to identify the perpetrators and bring them to justice,” Ricciardone said in a
statement. “We mourn the tragic loss of life and pray for a full and speedy recovery for those who were injured,” the statement added.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen also published a statement on the organization’s website, in which he condemned the attacks.
“These despicable acts show total disregard for the life of civilians. I express full solidarity with the people and the authorities of our ally
Turkey,” Rasmussen said.
edit on 11-5-2013 by princeofpeace because: (no reason given)