An Extremely Vulnerable Turkey

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One day after Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was killed in Ankara, foreign ministers from the two countries met in Moscow to discuss the crisis in Syria — and to vow they will keep their delicate diplomatic relationship on track in the wake of Andrey Karlov’s assassination.

During Monday’s attack at a photo exhibition, the 22-year-old shooter shouted, “Don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!” after killing Karlov. The probe into the assassination is on-going, and Russia has sent more than a dozen people to Turkey to work on a joint investigation. The Turkish-Russian investigation will examine whether the shooter, a member of Ankara’s riot police squad, planned the attack alone, the Associated Press reported.

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