Report: Turkey will not allow Russian ambassador shooting to overshadow ties

By REUTERS
December 19, 2016 20:57

ISTANBUL, - Turkey will not allow Monday's shooting of Russia's ambassador to Ankara to "cast a shadow" over Turkish-Russian friendship, the Turkey's foreign ministry said on Monday, expressing deep sadness and condemning the "lowly terrorist attack."

The statement, paying tribute to the ambassador as being a well respected diplomat, said the attacker had been "neutralized" and that those responsible for the attack would be brought to justice.


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