The attempt on the Ambassador sought to embroil Russia and Turkey, said the mayor of Ankara
ANKARA, 19 Jul — RIA Novosti, Alain Palazhchenko. The assassination of the Russian Ambassador in Ankara, Andrey Karlov, who died in an armed attack aimed to spoil Russian-Turkish relations, said the mayor of the Turkish capital Melih gökçek Monday.
“Without a doubt, this is an attack aimed to spoil relations between Russia and Turkey,” gökçek said the TV channel NTV.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation confirmed that the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov died in an armed attack.
As reported by TV channel NTV, the ambulance brought Charles to the hospital. At the same time he was doing the cardiac massage and artificial respiration.
Earlier, Turkish media reported an armed attack on the Russian Ambassador in Ankara Charles during the opening of the exhibition. Also in the attack three others were injured. Shots rang out when the Ambassador gave a speech on the occasion of the opening of the exhibition.
According to eyewitnesses, the terrorist entered the room, where he held an exhibition in a business suit with a tie and was adopted as a guard of the Ambassador. In the result of a police operation attacked the Ambassador was destroyed.