(Washington, D.C., 6/28/2016) – The US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), the largest coalition of leading national and local Muslim organizations, condemns the cowardly attack at the Ataturk international airport in Istanbul, Turkey which claimed at least 41 innocent lives and scores of injured people. “This terrorist act is strongly condemned and those behind it should be brought to justice” said Oussama Jammal, secretary general of USCMO.
The US Council of Muslim Organizations sends its heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the people of Turkey and stands in solidarity with them against such dreadful acts of terrorism.
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