Moscow, June 30, Interfax - President of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia Alexander Boroda expressed an opinion that a tragedy in Istanbul airport in a certain sense has become a result of a policy, which Turkish leaders have stick to last years.
"Unfortunately, we have to state that Turkey had double standards in relation to radical terrorist groups, for example, in the question of such organization as Hamas. The country's border with Syria was practically open for those who wanted to join terrorists from the Islamic State (banned in Russia - IF)," Boroda was quoted as saying by his press service.
According to the Jewish leader, such policy is "a time bomb" and "it is comprehended that terror and radical Islamists sooner or later will touch Turkey."
The FJCR leader is sure that "civilized world should lead ruthless struggle with those forces that inspired this violent terrorist act and should absolutely deny any double standards and compromises in it."