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    Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will visit the Russian Embassy in Ankara in connection with the murder of Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov, embassy spokeswoman Irina Kasimova said Thursday.

    ANKARA (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, a farewell ceremony was held in commemoration of the slain Russian ambassador, later he was buried in Moscow.

    "The Turkish prime minister will arrive at our embassy to leave a note in the book of condolences," Kasimova told RIA Novosti.

    Karlov was shot at the opening of an art gallery exhibition opening by Turkish off-duty police officer Mevlut Mert Altintas on Monday. Three more people were also injured in the shooting. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it considered the attack a terrorist act.

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