Ankara has accused supporters of Gulen of masterminding the murder of Ambassador Charles

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Ambassador extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Turkey Andrei Karlov was killed on the orders of the supporters of the Islamic preacher Fethullah gülen FETO (“the Terrorist organization of fethullahists”). This conclusion was made by the Prosecutor’s office of Ankara, reports TASS.

According to supervising body, by mevlüt MERT Altıntaş had connections with the five members of FETO. In addition, the investigators found that the killer met with one of fethullahists hotel in Cyprus, where he received instructions on how to kill the Russian Ambassador.

In Charles was shot December 19, 2016, during the opening of the exhibition “Russia through the eyes of the Turks” in the Gallery of modern art in the Turkish capital. The police eliminated the Altıntaş and diplomat was taken to hospital in serious condition, but doctors were unable to save him.

Ankara accuses Gulen, living in the United States since 1999, organizing a coup attempt made on 15 July 2016. The preacher himself insists on his innocence to these events. In October 2016 the Organization of Islamic cooperation (OIC) recognized Gulen and his supporters terrorists.