“National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said the United States condemned in the strongest terms the ‘horrific terrorist attack.'”
These condemnations are hollow and meaningless, and indeed are an admission of impotence, unless they’re backed up by action, which they won’t be as long as Obama is in the White House.
“NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tweeted: ‘Tragic start to 2017 in.'”
It was not a tragedy. A tidal wave is a tragedy. This is a war.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said: “We continue to work to prevent these tragedies.”
No you don’t. With your immigration policies, you continue to work to make them more common.
“Turkey nightclub attack: What we know,” AFP, January 1, 2017:
Istanbul (AFP) – Thirty-nine people were killed and dozens wounded Sunday when a gunman reportedly wearing a Santa outfit stormed a popular Istanbul nightclub and sprayed bullets at revellers celebrating the New Year.
Here is what we know about the massacre, the latest to rock Turkey after a bloody 2016.
– The attack –
The assailant shot dead a policeman and a civilian at the entrance to the Reina nightclub and then went on a shooting rampage inside, officials said.
Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin wasted no time branding the bloodshed a “terror attack”, the latest to strike Turkey after a wave of assaults by Islamic State jihadists and Kurdish guerrillas.
Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said the search for the attacker was continuing.
Dogan news agency said there were two gunmen dressed in Santa outfits, although this has yet to be confirmed. According to some witnesses cited by Dogan, the attackers were “speaking Arabic”….
National Security Council spokesman Ned Price said the United States condemned in the strongest terms the “horrific terrorist attack”….
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tweeted: “Tragic start to 2017 in . My thoughts are w/ those affected by the attack on people celebrating New Year and w/ the Turkish people.”
The sentiment was echoed by the EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.
“2017 starts with an attack in . Our thoughts are with victims and their loved ones. We continue to work to prevent these tragedies.”