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MOSCOW, December 19. /TASS/. The Kremlin is verifying reports about the attack on the Russian ambassador in Turkey, Russian president’s press secretary Dmitry Peskov told TASS on Monday.
"The president has been informed about the incident. The information is being verified," he said.
"The president plans to hear reports of the foreign minister and chiefs of security services (about this incident)," he added.
Earlier on Monday, Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was wounded by an armed man who opened sporadic gunfire during the opening ceremony of a Russian photo exhibition in Ankara. Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said the Russian side is in contact with the Turkish authorities over this incident.