Condolences following the tragic death of Andrey Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey

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On December 19th Andrey Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey,  was killed in Ankara as a result of a terrorist attack.

Andrey Karlov was a talented and experienced diplomat who devoted his whole life to the interests of peace and consolidation of friendship between peoples. He greatly contributed to the improvement of the Russian-Turkish relations and the settlement of the conflict in Syria.

The Russian Embassy in Luxembourg condemns this low and inhuman act. We are confident that terrorists will not achieve their goals and will be severely punished .

The Russian Embassy expresses its sincere condolences to the family and close relatives of Andrey Karlov.

A register of condolences will be opened at the Embassy on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 December 2016 from 10 to 17 o’clock.