MOSCOW, February 18. /TASS/. The terrorist attack in Ankara once again shows that all countries should unite in fighting international terrorism, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.
"We convey deepest condolences to Turkish people over the terrorist attack in Ankara on February 17," the foreign ministry said. "We express sincere sympathy to the friends and families of those killed. We wish soonest recovery to those injured in this horrific act," the statement added.
The foreign ministry noted that "this barbaric crime cannot be justified." "Its organizers and orchestrators should be held accountable," the ministry said. "What happened once again shows the necessity of uniting all countries in fighting international terrorism," the foreign ministry concluded.
According to latest reports, at least 28 people were killed and 61 more injured in the powerful blast that hit the Turkish capital on Wednesday. Officials said a vehicle with explosives detonated as military buses were passing by.