President Putin expressed his condolences to the people with the Russian ambassador in Turkey, Andrei Karlov, customize it and ordered a government medal.
According to the official spokesman for the Russian president, that President Putin held a meeting with the Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, the head of the Foreign Intelligence Service, Sergei Naryshkin, and Director of the Russian Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, where he listened to detailed reports about the assassination of the ambassador.
The Russian president stressed the need to know "from the face of the deadly hand", stressing that the only response to the assassination of the ambassador is to strengthen the fight against terrorism.
He said: "the FBI has opened an investigation into the assassination of the ambassador."
Putin said he agreed with the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the formation of a joint working group with the Turkish experts, to conduct the investigation in the case.
President Putin also instructed to obtain assurances from the Turkish side on the provision of security for diplomatic missions in Turkey, Russia, in addition to strengthening the protection of the Turkish missions on Russian territory.
Erdogan: the assassination of Ambassador Andrei Karlov attack on the Turkish people and provoke frank
For his part, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech after the death of the Russian ambassador in Ankara, that "the assassination of Ambassador Andrei Karlov was a provocation intended to harm the relations between Russia and Turkey, which entered the stage of normalization."
He said: "I condemn this assassination gruesome to the Ambassador of Russia, Andrei Karlov. We are now in close contact with Russia, especially regarding Syria and stop the bloodshed in Aleppo. This terrorist act represents an attack on the Turkish people, he provoked outright."
Turkish president stressed that he personally and the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, Turkish Foreign Minister, born Jaoh Ihsanoglu, follow the course of the investigation into the assassination of Ambassador process, stressing that the investigation is to take "special care" in the framework of bilateral Turkish Russian Committee.
He said: "We must strengthen solidarity in the fight against terrorism after the occurrence of this tragedy."
Andrei Karlov was killed, the Russian ambassador to Ankara, following the terrorist attack in Ankara, the evening of Monday, December 19 / December.