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the Turkish Authorities have strengthened protection of Embassy of Russia in connection with threats to the Russian Ambassador in this country, Alex Ergovu associated with the aggravation of the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib. This is the website of “Komsomolskaya Pravda” with reference to the press attache of the Russian Embassy Irina Kasimova.

“Yes, indeed, the situation recently escalated. In this regard, at our request, the Turkish authorities have taken additional security measures,” – said the press attache.

She explained that the threatening letters be sent to his Ambassador in social networks. While Kasimova stressed that diplomats believe these messages only negative spikes, which are unlikely to be followed by any action, adding that additional measures are still taken.

He Argov noted that a similar situation occurred five years ago due to the deterioration in Aleppo. He told me that when it’s over “airplane crisis” and “villainous murder of the Ambassador Andrew Charles”.

19 December 2016 at the opening of the photo exhibition “Russia from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka through the eyes of a traveler” in Ankara was shot by Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov. The murderer was a police officer killed him on the spot.

February 10, it became known that Damascus had carried out the shelling of a Turkish observation object in Idlib. The attack killed five people.

of the Turkish armed forces struck a blow for 115 Syrian targets. Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the military of the Russian Federation and Syria, the strikes in Idlib on civilians.

Four zones of de-escalation in Syria was established in accordance with the may agreement 2017 at the talks in Astana the representatives of Russia, Iran and Turkey. In 2018, three areas came under the control of Damascus.

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