Graphic video shows the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey by a man who shouted, "Don't forget Syria!" Russian ambassador killed in Turkey was a "hospitable professional," says British counterpart in Turkey State Department avoids calling Russian diplomat's assassination "terrorism" Turkey PM says three people, including a foreign national, also wounded in assassination of Russia envoy to Ankara.@UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemns "senseless" act of terror that killed the Russian ambassador to TurkeyErdogan says Putin agrees that shooting of ambassador was a provocationPutin calls for 'strengthening' of war against terrorism following Karlov shootingNATO chief condemns assassination of Russian ambassador in Turkey Ankara Erdogan: Turkey-Russia joint commission to investigate Russian envoy’s murderPutin says killing of Russian ambassador designed to spoil Russo-Turkish ties, derail Syria peace process Russian ambassador's murder is 'provocation aimed at undermining Syria peace process' – Putin. Pres Erdogan speaks live, doesnt blame any particular group, organization, says "this is a clear provocation against Turkish-Russian relations" Erdogan says he agreed to Russian request to send officials to participate in investigation of murder of its ambassador to Turkey People start gathering near Turkish embassy in Moscow after murder of Russian ambassador in Ankara earlier today We have to know who gave orders to the assassin – Putin Mevlüt Meet Altıntaş (the attacker's) family has been detained in his hometown, Aydın, west of Turkey."This man was assassinated in cold blood," says @statedeptspox .@JohnKerry: The United States condemns the assassination of Russian Amb to Turkey. Thoughts are w/ his loved ones, Russian people, and other victims of this despicable act. Alexey Pushkov, a prominent Russian senator, says 'hysteria' surrounding Aleppo resulted in the killing of Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a Russian parliamentarian, claims the West orchestrated the killing of Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov to harm Turkish-Russian relations.Turkish security forces are searching the flat of Russian ambassador's killer in Ankara. Turkish PM Binali Yıldırım says the killing of Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov sought to 'harm bilateral relations'. Turkey: Interior Minister says attacker who killed Ru. Amb Karlov was a 22 y.o. riot police officer Jihadist capitalizing on shooting: disseminating PDF of Russia embassies around globe on soc media in attempt to incite further White House releases statement on assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov US to stand "ready to offer assistance to Russia and Turkey as they investigate this despicable attack." RA85041 RuAF Flight from Damascus possible to Ankara diverted after Amb. assasinationIran MFA Spox harshly condemns Russia Ambo assassination in TurkeyPresident Erdoğan calls Putin to brief him about the assassination of Russian ambassador to AnkaraTurkish FM on way to Moscow for Syria talks as Russian envoy killed in Ankara

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19 December 2016
Russian ambassador killed in Turkey was a "hospitable professional," says British counterpart in Turkey
State Department avoids calling Russian diplomat's assassination "terrorism"
Turkey PM says three people, including a foreign national, also wounded in assassination of Russia envoy to Ankara
NATO chief condemns assassination of Russian ambassador in Turkey Ankara
Russian ambassador's murder is 'provocation aimed at undermining Syria peace process' – Putin.
People start gathering near Turkish embassy in Moscow after murder of Russian ambassador in Ankara earlier today
We have to know who gave orders to the assassin – Putin
"This man was assassinated in cold blood," says @statedeptspox
Turkey: Interior Minister says attacker who killed Ru. Amb Karlov was a 22 y.o. riot police officer
Jihadist capitalizing on shooting: disseminating PDF of Russia embassies around globe on soc media in attempt to incite further
White House releases statement on assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov
US to stand "ready to offer assistance to Russia and Turkey as they investigate this despicable attack."
RA85041 RuAF Flight from Damascus possible to Ankara diverted after Amb. assasination