The United States closed the Embassy in Ankara for the murder of the Russian Ambassador

США закрыли посольство в Анкаре из-за убийства российского посла

The U.S. Embassy in Turkey. Archive photo

The U.S. government has closed its Embassy in connection with reports about the shooting in Ankara, which killed Ambassador of Russia to Turkey Alexander Charles. This is stated in the message of the Council to ensure the safety of the USA abroad on Twitter.

“The Embassy is closed at the moment due to the incident of firing nearby,” – said in message on Twitter is part of the Department of state of the Council on the safety of objects USA and abroad.

American citizens are encouraged “to refrain from visiting the Embassy”.

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Also indicates that the shooting “happened very close to the Embassy”.

We will remind, the attack on the Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov has occurred at the opening of the exhibition. 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 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.