The Russia’s ambassador in Turkey, Andrei Kralove got shot and kill tonight (Monday) in the capital Ankara photo of the execution by a local policeman who was off duty. The Foreign Ministry in Moscow described it “a terrorist incident.” Turkish Anadolu news agency reported that the shooter, according to eyewitnesses the policeman shouted “it’s for Aleppo”, was killed by special forces arrived at the scene. Another three people were injured in the incident. According to local reports, the name of the policeman would stand out Merritt Altints and was associated with a local organization associated with Al-Nusra Front.
Kremlin announces that President Vladimir Putin informed in detail, and that he spoke with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Following the assassination of Karlovy Vary, security was beefed up around the Russian Embassy in the city. “Terrorism will not pass, we will fight it with determination,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. “The memory of this wonderful diplomat, a man who contributed so much for the war on terrorism, will remain in our hearts forever.”
According to records from the incident, the officer shouted “Allahu Akbar” and It’s for Aleppo “before killing the ambassador, with the opening of the exhibition dealt with was” I believe Russia and Turks “. “Who made this brutality in Syria, will pay”, shouted the officer. “Only death will get me out of here”. Ankara banned the local media to report on the event, as they do after every terror event.
Mayor of Ankara said that the attack was intended to “harm relations between Turkey and Russia”, renewed only last summer after months of crisis. Disconnect began downing of a Russian plane was shot down in Syria last November. In recent weeks, conducting Ankara and Moscow intense talks over the crisis in Syria, but due to Russia’s support for Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime and the attack in Aleppo, there were demonstrations in recent days against several cities in Turkey, including Ankara and Istanbul.
Moscow tomorrow going to meet foreign and defense ministers of the two countries together with their counterparts from Iran. According to the Russian news agency Interfax quoted the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the lower house of Russia’s parliament, the conference will take place despite the assassination.
United States Department of State condemned the assassination of the ambassador. “We condemn this violent act, no matter what its source. Our thoughts and our prayers are with the victims and their families,” said State Department spokesman John Kirby. The UN also condemned the incident. “We condemn the shooting at the Russian Embassy. There can be no justification for such an attack on a diplomat or ambassador, “said UN spokesman, Stephane Dog’rik.