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Turkey has arrested two more people on the case of firing at the U.S. Embassy - RIA Novosti, 8/26/2018


ANKARA, 26 Aug — RIA Novosti. Two more persons are arrested within legal investigation of firing of the American Embassy in Ankara, the Hurriyet newspaper with reference to a source in the Turkish law enforcement agencies.© of AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici In Turkey has reported have detained two people on the case of firing of embassy by the Sshataky image, the total number of detainees has on this case increased up to four, suspects are interrogated by police. As the mayor's office of Ankara has reported, an incident has occurred on Monday at 5:30 in the morning (coincides with Moscow time). From the car of the white color passing on Ataturk Boulevard six shots on the U.S. Embassy have been made. Bullets have got to a metal door and glass of the room for protection of diplomatic mission, nobody has suffered. As the press secretary of the president of the country Ibrahim Kalyn has said, Ankara condemns firing of the U.S. Embassy in Turkey, it is attempt to create chaos. Later the mayor's office of the Turkish capital has reported about 39-year-old Ahmet Chelikten and 38-year-old Othman Gyundash's detention who are suspected of commission of attack on embassy. They have been detained in the car from which it was fired, at them the gun has been found, men have given confession. The relations of Washington and Ankara have become aggravated recently, including because of business of the American pastor Andrew Branson detained in 2016 by the Turkish authorities. The Ministry of Finance of the USA has imposed sanctions against the Minister of Justice of Turkey Abdulakhmit Gül and the Interior Minister Suleiman Soylu, having accused them of "serious violations of human rights". Then the U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he authorized increase twice in duties on aluminum and steel from Turkey — to 20% and 50% respectively. It has caused the collapse of Turkish lira to a historical minimum. Ankara in reply has sharply raised taxes on 22 types of the American goods, including on tobacco, alcohol, cars, cosmetic products, rice and fruit, on the total amount of 533 million dollars. Your browser doesn't support this format of video.

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