Arab Foreign Ministers Condemn Assassination of Russian Ambassador

تم نشره في Tue 20 December / Dec 2016. 01:00 AM
  • The assassnation of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey

CAIRO — The Arab League Council, late Monday condemned the murder of Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov.

In a meeting at the foreign ministers' level, a statement by the council reiterated rejection of violence and terrorism, urging international community to join efforts to eradicate this scourge, as it poses a major threat to international peace and security.

The statement also stressed the need to adhere to the Vienna Convention regarding the protection of diplomatic missions. Arab ministers expressed their condolences to the Russian government and family of slain envoy.