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on December 19, 2016 in World News

Russian ambassador to Turkey dies after gun attack in Ankara – Foreign Ministry

The Russian ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot by a gunman in Ankara, where he was attending a photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry has confirmed. “This is a tragic day in the history of Russian diplomacy. Today, Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov died after being shot at during a public event in Ankara,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Monday evening. The assault on the Russian ambassador is an “act of terrorism,” she added. The ambassador, Andrey Karlov, was shot after he was about to deliver a speech on the opening of the exhibition...

The Russian ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot by a gunman in Ankara, where he was attending a photo exhibition, the Russian Foreign Ministry has confirmed. “This is a tragic day in the history of Russian diplomacy....

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