Senator Lankford Statement on Terrorist Attack in Turkey

WASHINGTON, DC – Senator James Lankford (R-OK) issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Istanbul, Turkey:

“Today, we have another horrific event— senseless violence against innocent civilians. Freedom-loving people around the world must not waver in our commitment to defeat violent extremism. America stands with the people of Turkey, and we remain ready to assist them in their time of need. In the coming days, we will assess this attack at one of the world’s busiest airports. For now, we pray for the victims and their families, and we support the people of Turkey.”

Lankford serves on the Homeland Security and Intelligence Committees.