Erdogan described the purpose of the Istanbul terrorist attack

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The purpose of the perfect new year’s eve in Istanbul attack was to destabilize Turkey and wreak havoc, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The words of the head of state leads the Anadolu news Agency.

“We understand that the attacks perpetrated by different terrorist organizations are linked with the processes in the region,” he said.

According to the President, Turkey is determined to destroy the threat and prevent another attack. The government will not only resist the armed attacks of the terrorists and their supporters, but the pressure in other spheres, particularly in Economics and politics, has assured Erdogan.

According to recent reports, the victims of the attack on the night club Reina in Istanbul were 39 people. It is known that Russians among the dead there. 69 people were injured, including several citizens of Azerbaijan.

The attacker shot people in places of entertainment, managed to escape. Conducted his search. It was reported that the attackers were two or three, there is also information about what they were dressed in costumes of Santa Claus.