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UAE condemns Russian ambassador's assassination in Turkey

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Filed on December 20, 2016 | Last updated on December 20, 2016 at 08.12 am
UAE condemns Russian ambassadors assassination in Turkey

(AP)

Expressed condolences to the family of the deceased, to President Vladimir Putin and to the Russian Government.


UAE has strongly condemned the crime of murder of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, who died after being shot at while speaking at an event in Ankara.

In a statement issued today, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs denounced this heinous crime and renewed the UAE's firm stand, in rejection of violence and terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

UAE condemns Russian ambassador's assassination in Turkey (http://khaleejtimes.com/assets/jpg/KT96531220.JPG)

Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, speaks at a photo exhibition in Ankara on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, moments before a gunman opened fire on him. Karlov was rushed to a hospital after the attack and later died from his gunshot wounds. AP

The Ministry also reiterated UAE's full solidarity with the Republic of Turkey and its support for all measures it might take in such circumstances.

The Ministry expressed condolences to the family of the deceased, to President Vladimir Putin and to the Russian Government.

 





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