The Russian Embassy in Turkey, the flag at half-mast in connection with the death of the Ambassador
The Russian Embassy in Turkey, the flag at half-mast in connection with the death of Ambassador Andrei Karlov. Security of the diplomatic mission strengthened. Fly to Ankara by Russian investigators. they will meet with Turkish colleagues. The performer of the attack - a former policeman mevlÃ¼t AltÄ±ntaÅŸ.
Special services of Turkey have detained 5 people for the murder of the Russian Ambassador. Custody were the parents and sister of the attacker. Wanted some more alleged accomplices of the terrorist.
At Ankara airport awaiting the arrival of the Russian delegation. The Turkish police has already taken under the strengthened protection of Embassy of Russia in Ankara and the Consulate General in Istanbul. On the main square of Taksim in Istanbul, where the Consulate General of the European States, the increased number of police patrols. Know the identity of the terrorist who attacked the Ambassador of Russia Andrei Karlov. According to Turkish media, the assailant was a former Turkish police officer. Mevlut AltÄ±ntaÅŸ was born 24 June 1994. I graduated from high school in the district of sÃ¶ke, then studied at the police Academy of a name of Rustu of Nsal in Izmir. 2.5 years was in the service of the Department's special response of Ankara, but was dismissed from law enforcement agencies in connection with the investigation of the coup attempt in Turkey in July 2016. Turkish media reported that the killer could have ties to terrorist organizations. His house is searched. The authorities expect that the assassination of the Ambassador of Russia in Turkey will not affect Turkish-Russian friendship, and promised that all those involved in the assassination will be identified and presented to justice.
3 hours ago in Ankara by the special plane went operational investigative group. Ankara has stepped up security. Special attention is given to foreign diplomatic missions.