Gulen network 'behind' killing of Russian ambassador: Turkish FM

Published: December 21, 2016

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, on Tuesday, blamed the group of exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen for the assassination of Russia’s ambassador in Ankara, the state-run Anadolu news agency said.

‘Terrorist act’: Turkish policeman assassinates Russian ambassador

In an interview with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Çavuşoğlu said: “Turkey and Russia know that behind the attack… there is FETO,” referring to Turkey’s acronym for Gülen’s organisation.

Building a new Turkey: Erdogan’s ‘crazy projects’

Gülen—accused of orchestrating an abortive coup in Turkey in July—had earlier condemned the assassination as a “terrorist act” that left him “shocked and deeply saddened.”


Facebook Conversations

More in World