PUTIN IS ADDRESSED THE WORLD: Due to the assassination of our ambassador in Turkey (VIDEO)
Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned attempts to destabilize the Syrian peace process through the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Turkey
Putin was hit by NATO after the fatal attack on the Russian ambassador, saying that the attack was "obvious provocation" designed to undermine Russia's diplomatic relations with Turkey and extended the Syrian crisis."This murder is an obvious provocation aimed at undermining the improvement and normalization of Russian-Turkish relations, as well as undermining the peace process in Syria, which promotes Russia, Turkey, Iran and other countries interested in resolving the conflict in Syria," Putin said on Monday night.
Rt.com reported: "The only answer" to attack that Moscow "should be offered to intensify the fight against terrorism," the president added.
"The killers will feel it," said Putin.
Having said that, the Ambassador Andrey Karlov "a great diplomat, widely respected in the country where the objavljao duty," said the president, adding that the Russian diplomat "was in good relations with the government of Turkey and other political groups in the country."Investigative Committee of Russia has already launched an investigation into the murder, Putin said in a statement, adding that he held a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on this point. Russian and Turkish officials will cooperate, said Putin.
"We need to know who organized this murder and who gave the orders this killer," said the Russian leader.Putin also ordered to strengthen security at Russian diplomatic missions abroad, as well as the Turkish diplomatic mission in Russia.Saying that he knew Charles personally, calling him a "decent man" and said he will honor posthumously and make a memorial plaque for him.
"He was killed in the performance of their duties," said Putin.
Meanwhile, Erdogan called the assassination of the Russian Ambassador in Ankara provocation with the aim of destroying the bilateral relations. Turkish leader's "strong" and "strongly" condemned the murder of Andrey Karlov."I believe that this is an attack on Turkey, Turkish state leaders and the Turkish people, but also a clear provocation ... [in terms of] the Turkish-Russian relations. I am sure that our Russian friends saw that fact, "said Erdogan. "Both Turkey and Russia will not be deceived by this provocation".
The Turkish leader also confirmed the identity of the attacker as 22-year-old Turkish special police officer Mevlüt Mert Altintas.Erdogan also said that there will be established a joint commission with Russia to investigate the murder."All security measures around the Russian embassy and consulates have increased as we have agreed with Mr. Putin," Erdogan said.
"Our relations with Russia are important ... I appeal to those who aim to destroy our relations ... are waiting in vain. You will never achieve their goals, "said Erdogan. (Source)
- 22 Dec, 2016
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