In Turkey detained a new suspect in the murder of the Ambassador of Russia

Farewell ceremony with Andrew Charles in Moscow

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Turkish police have detained one suspect in the investigation of the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Ankara, Andrey Karlov, the assassination which occurred in December 2016

Law enforcement authorities in Turkey have confirmed the sixth suspect who may be involved in the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Ankara, Andrey Karlov, reports Anadolu.

The Agency said that the detainee with the initials E. B. (eng. — RBC) supported by telephone contact with the killer of a diplomat.

Earlier on the murder of Charles the Turkish authorities have arrested five people suspected of involvement in the murder of Andrew Charles. Among them — the activist of the opposition preacher Fethullah Gulen and law enforcement officers.

Russia’s Ambassador in Ankara, Andrey Karlov was killed on 19 December during a speech at the opening of the exhibition “Russia through the eyes of the Turks” in the Center of modern art. A former police officer mevlüt Altıntaş several times shot the diplomat in the back. Charles died of his wounds on the way to the hospital.

The Russian foreign Ministry has described the incident as a terrorist act, to the same opinion came in and the UN Security Council. President Vladimir Putin awarded the Ambassador the title of Hero of Russia posthumously. The mayor’s office, in turn, decided to call in honor of slain Ambassador street planned street No. 1968, which is situated between Kutuzovsky Avenue and Big Dorogomilovskaya street, and school No. 648 in the North of the capital, where he studied the diplomat.

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Farewell to the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov

22 Dec, Thursday, in Moscow held a farewell to the dead on December 19 in Ankara, the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov. The ceremony was attended by President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister…

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