On Thursday, a horrific act of gun violence against the people and property of the Turkish Football Association (TFF) took place at the TFF headquarters in Istanbul.

As much as we are relieved that these acts caused no injuries, we regret that there are still people capable of committing such crimes without any respect for human life or security.

FIFA and UEFA jointly condemn this act of violence and express their full support to the TFF and its staff at this difficult time.

Violence is a disease that cannot be tolerated in any form.

Distributed by APO Group on behalf of FIFA.

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