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Afghani General Dostum: "We Are On Turkey's Side In Its Struggle Against Terrorism"

General Rashid Dostum, deputy commander in chief of the Afghan Military Forces, released yesterday a letter of condolences for the 12 Turkish soldiers who lost their lives in a recent terrorist PKK attack. The letter said, “I condemn these terrorist attacks and sincerely share the grief and mourning of the soldiers’ families. We support the Turkish Republic’s and parliament’s struggle against terrorism and we ask for God’s forbearance and fortitude for the families of the fallen soldiers. I declare that Afghanistan is on Turkey’s side and ready to help in its struggle against terrorism.”

Source: Cumhuriyet, Turkey, October 30, 2007

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