​An official source at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed Saudi Arabia's condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist explosion, which occurred today on "Independence" Street, in Istanbul's city center, resulting in killings and injuries of some passers by.

The source added that Saudi Arabia, proceeding from its firm position against terrorism, in its all forms and manifestations, reiterates standing by the brotherly Republic of Turkey, in face of terrorism, and support of whatsoever actions Turkey may take, to protect its security and stability.