TOKYO (Sputnik) — On Monday, Karlov was killed by a gunman at an art gallery exhibition opening in Ankara. Three other people were also injured in the attack. The Russian Foreign Ministry said it considers the attack a terrorist act.
Japan "strongly condemns the murder of the Russian ambassador in Turkey and considers such a terrorist act as unacceptable," Yasuhisa Kawamura told RIA Novosti.
Earlier in the day, Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga strongly condemned the killing of Karlov in Ankara.
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