The Turkish authorities have linked the organizers of the murder of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation with a group of Gulen
Moscow. 14 Oct. INTERFAX.RU — the Perpetrators of the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov associated with the organization of the Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, said the Chairman of the National Assembly of Turkey Ismail Kahraman.
“The investigation in connection with the murder of Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov continues with the participation of Russian specialists. Moreover, it is clear that the perpetrators of this crime associated with the criminal gang of Fethullah Gulen” he said at a meeting with state Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin on Saturday.
Chairman Natssobraniya of Turkey said that Turkey appreciates the position of Russia in this organization. “We know that Russia is one of the first countries to take appropriate action against the structure”, — stressed the head of the Turkish Parliament.
Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was killed December 19, 2016 in Ankara during the opening of the art exhibition. According to the interior Ministry of Turkey, a Russian diplomat was shot by a police officer mevlüt MERT Altıntaş. He killed Charles with several shots from a pistol, explaining their actions by dissatisfaction with Russia’s policy in Syria. The attack injured two people. Her attacker was destroyed by the special forces. The Russian foreign Ministry has described the attack as a terrorist attack. Charles was posthumously awarded the title Hero of Russia.
The preacher Fethullah gülen is a political opponent of the current President Recep Tayyip erdoğan’s recent years living in exile in the United States. Turkish authorities say Gulen was behind the coup attempt perpetrated in Turkey last summer. The result of these events has led to numerous arrests of supporters of Gulen.