Erdogan, called the killer of the Ambassador of Russia a follower of Gulen

Ердоган назвал убийцу посла России последователем Гюлена

Tayyip Erdogan.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the policeman who shot the Russian Ambassador in Ankara, was a member of the opposition preacher Fethullah Gulen. About the same time, Erdogan has declared on a press-conferences, transfers “Radio Freedom”

“It makes no sense to hide that he is a member of the network FETÖ. All of his ties are to FETÖ,” said Erdogan.

The Turkish authorities called followers of opposition religious preacher Fethullah Gulen, who lives in the United States, the terrorist network of Gulen or FETÖ.

Earlier, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu said U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in a telephone conversation that Turkey and Russia know that the Gulen organization was behind the attack, the victim of which became the Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov.

Turkey demands extradition of Gulen, accusing him also in the organization of the attempt of the military coup in July of this year. However, the U.S. Department of justice insists on providing conclusive evidence against Gulen.

Recall, December 19, Andrew Charles was killed by a 22-year-old Mevlut by Altıntaş, who is suspected of ties to cleric Fethullah Gulen and of involvement in the attempted July coup.

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The murder occurred during the opening of the photo exhibition “Russia through the eyes of the Turks” in Ankara, Altıntaş shot Andrew Charles with the words: “Remember Aleppo, Syria remember. We will not leave you alone. Only death will stop me. We die at Aleppo, you will die here.” Dressed in a formal suit with a tie Altıntaş shot in the back of a diplomat, presumably, eight times. Turkish police killed him in a special operation were wounded three people.

Reuters, citing sources reported that the shooter was a member of the Turkish police. While Haberturk reported that he was fired because of the investigation of the coup attempt in Turkey.

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