Statement By The Spokesman Of The Ministry Of Foreign Affairs In Response To A Question Concerning The Rejection Of The Request For Release On Parole Of The Terrorist Hampig Sasunyan, Who Assassinated Kemal Arıkan, Consul General Of The Republic Of Turkey In Los Angeles , 06.02.2015
We welcome that
the request for release on parole of the terrorist Hampig Sasunyan, who on 28
January 1982 assassinated in a treacherous attack Kemal Arıkan, Consul General
of the Republic of Turkey in Los Angeles, has been rejected at the parole
hearing held on 5 February 2015.
this rejection decision as appropriate in terms of universal principles of
justice as well as necessary for an effective and uncompromising stance against
occasion, we pay tribute once again to our fallen diplomat Kemal Arıkan as well
as all our martyrs who fell victim to terrorism. May they rest in peace.