Russia’s ambassador killed, shooter claimed to have said “Don’t forget Syria”

Russia said its ambassador to Turkey has died, and called his killer a terrorist. Video shows the man saying, “Don’t forget Syria!”

Monday, December 19, 2016 1:45 PM EST

The gunman also wounded at least three others in the assault in Ankara, Turkey, before he was killed by other officers in a shootout.
The assassination instantly vaulted relations between Turkey and Russia to a new level of crisis over the protracted Syria conflict on Turkey’s southern doorstep.
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