Speaker Andrian Candu, laid flowers at the Russian Embassy in Chisinau. The Head of Parliament expressed his regret over the heinous crime that took the life of Russian Ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov.
"Of course Moldovan authorities and citizens condemn such acts that result in death of people, in this case the Russian Ambassador to Turkey. It's regrettable. The Moldovan authorities will do all possible for such cases not to happen to us. Of course we expressed our condolences and regrets in addition to the message that we are along our colleagues from the Russian Embassy in Chisinau, the citizens and the Russian authorities. Moldova will support the fight against terrorism. "
PUBLIKA.MD recalls that the Russian ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov, was the victim of an armed attack. He was shot at the inauguration of an art exhibition in the Turkish capital.
Karlov was transported to hospital, but died shortly after.
According to Turkish media, a gunman attacked the diplomat during his speech. The official was shot in the back.