Farewell to murdered in Turkey, the Ambassador of Russia Andrei Karlov held in Moscow. The coffin with the body of the diplomat, murdered by a terrorist in Turkey, installed in the building of the foreign Ministry on Smolensk square. The funeral ceremony will be attended by Vladimir Putin. By the decree of the President of the Andrew Charles was posthumously awarded the title Hero of Russia.
Andrew Charles escorted with full military honors. By the decree of the President of the Andrew Charles was posthumously awarded the title Hero of Russia. Say goodbye to him today, relatives, friends, colleagues. In the foreign Ministry building on Smolenskaya square, at the memorial service coming officials - the Minister of foreign Affairs, parliamentarians. It is expected the participation of the President in the ceremonies. To pay tribute, the President postponed the annual press conference.
Funeral service Andrew G. Charles will be at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. 40 years of the diplomatic service Andrew Charles was on a long trip in North and South Korea, the Republic of Turkey. It was performed difficult tasks - participated in the negotiations on the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula, maintained contacts with Russia and Turkey in the tense period after the incident with SU-24. For several years Andrey Karlov was the head of the Consular Department of the MFA, when it was adopted by modern Consular Charter of the Russian.
From a human point of view, everything from his subordinates to the President, noted the simplicity, the kindness, the intelligence, Charles, his personal modesty. Around the world in the Russian Embassy opened the book of condolence, half-mast flags. In Pyongyang, where he worked for Charles, will ring a bell of an Orthodox Church, which, when it was built and consecrated. The memory of Andrew Charles will store in Russia, MGIMO, where he was a diplomat, established scholarships and prizes, the name of Charles will be wearing and the diplomatic club of the University. A portrait of the deceased Ambassador, will appear on postage stamps. In Turkey, in Ankara renamed in his honor the street where the Russian Embassy. The exhibition hall, where shots in the back was killed by Charles, is also named after him.
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