Russia has dismissed reports by Saudi media outletd that claimed Russian Ambassador to Yemen has been shot and killed in the capital city, Sana’a.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari has held meetings with senior Russian and Turkish officials on the resolution of the years-long crisis in Syria.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova expressed her concern over the unpredictability of the Obama administration's actions on Facebook.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry offered condolences to Russia over a military plane crash that killed all 92 people on board on Sunday morning.
Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said it is likely that Washington was involved in the recent assassination of the Russian envoy in the Turkish capital.
The Monday night assassination of Russian Ambassador to Ankara, Andrey Karlov, has been followed by diverse reactions in Western and Arab media, some of which are quite surprising.
Hours after the murder of Russian ambassador to Turkey, a high ranking Russian diplomat was also found dead from gunshot wounds in Moscow.
The street housing the Russian Embassy building in Ankara will be renamed after Andrey Karlov, who was assassinated on Dec. 19, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced.
Turkish police have arrested the parents, relatives and flatmate of an off-duty police officer who assassinated the Russian ambassador in Ankara on Monday.