Turkey, Russia: Ambassador's Murder Will Bend Relationship, Not Break It

MIN READDec 19, 2016 | 18:01 GMT

Andrei Karlov (prone), Russia's ambassador to Ankara, was shot by a member of his Turkish security detail (R) during an attack at a public event in Ankara, Dec. 19.


Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was shot and killed Dec. 19 at an art exhibition in Ankara, where he was delivering a public address. Turkish security forces subsequently killed the gunman, reported to be Mert Altintas, a member of the special forces department of the Turkish National Police and part of Karlov's security detail. Three others were wounded in the attack....

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