Turkey claims Gulen link to envoy killing, Kremlin cautious

The widow of late Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov grieves over his coffin in Ankara on December 20, 2016Turkish authorities were on Wednesday looking into claims the alleged mastermind of the failed July coup was involved in the assassination of Moscow’s ambassador, but the Kremlin warned against jumping to conclusions. Monday’s murder of Andrei Karlov stunned Russia and prompted warnings of retribution from the Kremlin. Off-duty Turkish policeman Mevlut Mert Altintas, 22, pumped nine bullets into Karlov at an art gallery in Ankara before he himself was killed by police in a shootout.

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