The Russian Embassy in Turkey responded to the selection jury of the World Press Photo
MOSCOW, 14 Feb — RIA Novosti. The Russian Embassy in Ankara called the complete degradation of morals and moral values recognition of the year’s photos of the murdered Ambassador of Russia to Turkey Andrei Karlov, according to a statement on page diplomatic mission in the social network Facebook.
“The selection jury of the World Press Photo discouraging. Complete degradation of morals and values. Deeply regret that in the pursuit of fame, the giver rotten, in the course of going any means. Propaganda terror terror are unacceptable,” the statement reads.
The correspondent of the associated Press Burhan, Ozbilici won the World Press Photo contest-2017 with a photo shot in Ankara Charles and his murderers, guns blazing. The head of the jury Stuart Franklin called the “incredibly hard news photo”.
Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov, was shot dead on 19 December 2016 during a speech at the opening of the photo exhibition in Ankara.
The attack was made by a young police officer mevlüt MERT Altıntaş, the offender immediately eliminated local security forces.
The Russian foreign Ministry has described the incident as a terrorist attack. The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case under article “an act of international terrorism”.