In Turkey, renamed the street in honor of slain Russian Ambassador, – Cavusoglu

В Турции переименуют улицу в честь убитого российского посла, - Чавушоглу

Foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu

The Turkish authorities decided to rename the street on which the Embassy of Russia in Ankara, in honor of slain Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov. This was stated by the foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu at a joint press conference with Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, according to “RIA Novosti”.

“We made the decision, I was yesterday informed by phone the Prime Minister of Turkey, to perpetuate the memory of Mr. Charles in Ankara and in my country, in particular street where the Embassy of the Russian Federation is renamed into the street of Andrew Charles,” said he.

While Cavusoglu added that Turkey intends to make every effort to find those responsible for the murder of the Ambassador.

As reported, Russia’s Investigative Committee opened a criminal case in connection with the attack on the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov.

Later it became known about the agreement between the presidents of Russia and Turkey regarding a joint investigation of the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Ankara. In particular, the heads of state agreed that in the near future in Turkey will be sent to the Russian investigation team, and will be enhanced security of the diplomatic missions of the two countries.

Yesterday at the opening of the exhibition in Ankara was attacked by Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov. From the received wounds the diplomat died. Arrow, which, according to the mayor of Ankara, he served in the police, destroyed in a special operation. The Russian foreign Ministry called the incident a terrorist attack, stressing that Moscow will raise the question about the murder of Ambassador before the UN security Council.