Putin: Assassination of Russian envoy to Ankara attempt to ruin Turkish-Russian relations

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President Vladimir Putin said on Monday the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was a provocative ploy to try to ruin Russian-Turkish relations and to take off track the attempts of Moscow, together with Turkey and Iran, to find a solution to the Syrian crisis, Reuters has reported.

Speaking at a meeting in the Kremlin, Putin ordered security at Russian embassies worldwide to be heightened and said he wanted to know who had directed the gunman.

 

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