PM Netanyahu Condemns Assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey
(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released the following statement today (Monday, 19 December 2016):
"Israel condemns the brutal assassination of Ambassador Andrey Karlov this evening in Ankara. We send our deepest condolences to his family and to the Russian people. The murder of a diplomat serves as a stark reminder of the need for the civilized world to come together in fighting the forces of terrorism."