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Azerbaijan strongly condemns the terrorist act carried out in Barcelona, Spain, spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan Hikmat Hajiyev told Trend Aug. 18.
'We express our deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the terrorist attacks, and wish speediest recovery to the injured. As a country suffering from terrorism, the Republic of Azerbaijan firmly condemns all forms and manifestations of terrorism, he said.
A terror attack in Barcelonaleft 13 people dead and more than 100 injured.The deadly events began in the early evening with a van plowing through crowds on the renowned Las Ramblas avenue, a popular tourist section of Barcelona.
Authorities said they are working under the assumption that two other deadly events, a terrorist incident in the seaside city of Cambrils and a house explosion farther down the coast in Alcanar, were linked to the van attack in Barcelona that had ISIS taking credit. He added that there are no Azerbaijani nationals among victims of the Barcelona terror attack.
Hajiyev noted the Azerbaijani Embassy is in contact with the relevant Spanish authorities. 'Several victims of the terror attack haven't been identified yet. The media and the public will be informed if additional information is available, he added.