Türkiye desires U.S. authorities to search out the terrorist who attacked the (Türkevi) Turkish Home in New York Metropolis, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated Monday.
Talking at a gathering with Rumelian Turks – Ottoman migrants who relocated to Anatolia after the Empire misplaced territory within the Balkans – in Istanbul, the president stated the U.S. wants to instantly discover the terrorist and maintain him/her accountable for the crime.
Noting that the U.S. is accountable for the protection of the Turkish Home, Erdoğan stated the perpetrator have to be discovered as quickly as potential.
The Turkish Home, a skyscraper housing Turkish diplomatic missions in New York, got here below assault on Monday. An unknown assailant carrying an iron stick shattered the home windows of the bottom flooring of the constructing, Anadolu Company (AA) reported. The incident at 3:14 a.m. native time, was reported to the New York Police Division (NYPD). Police sealed off the doorway of the constructing and launched a probe.
Some media shops reported that it was an act of terrorism and identified that it occurred as voting for the second spherical of Turkish elections commenced for Turkish expatriates. The Turkish Home hosts a polling station for abroad voters.