The attack by a gunman at a nightclub in Istanbul is believed t jave killed 39 people with 69 more wounded.
A Foreign Ministry statement said Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, on behalf of Latvia, offered condolences to Turkey.
My thoughts are with the loved-ones of those who were killed and injured in horrendous terrorist attack in #Reina nightclub #Istanbul— Edgars Rinkēvičs (@edgarsrinkevics) January 1, 2017
"The Foreign Minister expresses deepest sympathy with the families and friends of those who died and wishes a rapid recovery to the injured," the statement said.
Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis added his voice:
I deplore heinous attack against innocent people in Turkey. Condolences to the victims’ families and quick recovery to the wounded.— Maris Kucinskis (@MarisKucinskis) January 1, 2017
So did Latvia's President:
My deepest sympathy to relatives and friends of terrorist attack victims in #Reina nightclub in #Istanbul— Valsts prezidents (@Rigas_pils) January 1, 2017
Details of who carried out the attack and why have yet to be established.