Qatar Condemns Killing of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

Doha, The State of Qatar strongly condemned and denounced the killing of Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, who was shot during an art exhibition in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

In a statement issued Monday, the Foreign Ministry reaffirmed that the incident is a criminal act that contradicts with all divine religions, human values and diplomatic norms.

The State of Qatar stressed in the statement its confidence in the Turkish authorities’ ability to detain the assailants and bring them to justice.

The statement voiced sincere condolences to Russia and the family of the ambassador.

It also reiterated Qatar’s firm stance in rejection of violence and terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

Source: Qatar News Agency