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Gunman Who Killed Russian Ambassador To Turkey Shouted 'Don't Forget Syria'

The gunman who killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey at a photo exhibition in Ankara shouted in Turkish “Don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!”

The man then yelled: “Stand back! Stand back! Only death will take me out of here. Anyone who has a role in this oppression will die one by one.”

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti checks in with  Steven Cook ( @stevenacook), a Turkey expert with the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, D.C.

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