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The People’s Assembly condemns assassination of Russian ambassador in Turkey


Damascus – The People’s Assembly strongly condemned the blatant terrorist attack which claimed the life of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov, SANA reported.

This “cowardly act of terror” is a stain on the forehead of the countries supporting terrorism and demands legal accountability at the international level, the Assembly said in a statement on Tuesday.

It called upon all countries, parliaments and organizations in the world to shoulder their ethical responsibilities and mobilize their capabilities to fight terrorism.


It offered condolences to the Russian leadership, government, people and the family of the late ambassador.

Earlier on Monday, Russia’s Ambassador in Ankara was shot dead by a Turkish extremist terrorist who works as a police officer.