Turkovic on Occasion of September 11: Citizens of BiH know how Challenging the Fight against Terrorism is

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bisera Turković sent a message on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, and said that the citizens of BiH know best how difficult and challenging the fight against terrorism is, reports Anadolu Agency (AA). Turkovic took to her official Twitter profile on the occasion of the two decades since September 11, and in the message she also mentioned her colleague, the head of the American State Department, Antony Blinken. “Today we remember the horrific terrorist attack on the United States. It was an attack not only on the people of the United States, but also on all the values ​​of the democratic world and people who want peace, freedom and respect,” Turkovic said, adding: “The fight against evil and injustice continues. The citizens of BiH, just like the citizens of the United States, know best how difficult and challenging the fight against terrorism, violence and war crimes is, but it has no alternative and BiH has been and will remain on the right side. and historical battles. ” On the morning of September 11, 2001, there were coordinated al-Qaeda terrorist attacks on New York and Washington by 19 al-Qaeda members with four hijacked passenger planes on transcontinental flights from the east to the west coast of the United States. Two planes crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City, a third into the Pentagon, while a fourth plane crashed in Somerset County, Pennsylvania. About 3,000 people were killed in the two attacks. The fight against al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan began less than a month after the attack. Osama bin Laden was assassinated ten years later, on May 11, 2011.

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