Statement by Council of Europe Secretary General Jagland on recent events in Turkey
“Recent events in Turkey are very worrying. I strongly condemn the deadly attacks on Turkish security forces. And I express my sincere condolences to all victims of violence over the past days. I am also alarmed by the attacks on political parties and media outlets which risk destabilising democracy. I urge the authorities to do all they can to protect citizens and democratic life in the country”, said Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland in a statement on Wednesday.