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Turkish Court Orders Arrest of Two Suspects in Russian Ambassador's Murder

© Sputnik / Vladimir Astapkovich / Go to the photo bankWreaths sent by Turkey to commemorate Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, at the entrance to Russian Foreign Ministry building in Moscow
Wreaths sent by Turkey to commemorate Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, at the entrance to Russian Foreign Ministry building in Moscow - Sputnik International
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An Ankara court has ordered to arrest two people who were earlier detained over the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov.

Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, speaks at a photo exhibition in Ankara on Monday, Dec. 19, 2016, moments before a gunman opened fire on him - Sputnik International
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Anadolu news agency, the arrested suspects are police officer Sercan Baser and entrepreneur Enes Asim Silin.

On Wednesday, the Turkish police detained and questioned five suspects, however later three of them were released, including two under a recognizance not to leave.

According to the media outlet, Baser is allegedly linked to the movement of Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen (FETO), suspected by Ankara of masterminding the July 2016 coup attempt and outlawed in the country.

Andrey Karlov was shot and killed at an art gallery exhibition opening in Ankara on December 19. Three more people were injured in the shooting. The gunman was killed at the scene by the police. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it considered the attack a terrorist act.

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