Zakharova: Turkish side responsible for threats against Russian diplomats
Threats to the Russian diplomatic mission in Ankara are illegal, the Turkish side is responsible for the information campaign against the Russian ambassador and the consequences, spokesperson for Russian foreign ministry Maria Zakharova, News.am reports.
Zakharova reminded everyone “including the colleagues” that any manifestation of aggression and threat, whether in social networks, or during a protest action near the diplomatic mission are illegal.
Spokeswoman recalled the tragic murder of the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov in 2016, noting that there was no court decision on this case.
Earlier, Russian Ambassador to Turkey Alexei Yerkhov said that he was receiving threats due to the aggravation of the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib. The Russian Federation expects Turkey to ensure the security of Russian diplomats, Deputy FM Alexander Grushko said during the Munich Security Conference.