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PM Netanyahu Condemns Assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey
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PM Netanyahu Condemns Assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

19 December 2016

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."