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Turkish foreign minister says killing of Russian ambassador aimed to harm relations
December 20, 2016 / 8:57 AM / a year ago

Turkish foreign minister says killing of Russian ambassador aimed to harm relations

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that the killing of the Russian ambassador in Ankara aimed to harm relations between the two countries but said they would not allow this to happen.

Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrives to address the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler/Files

Speaking in Moscow, Cavusoglu said that Turkish and Russian experts would work together to reveal details of the case and that cooperation would continue between the two countries for a political solution in Syria and in other areas.

Reporting by Katya Golubkova and Ece Toksabay; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by David Dolan

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