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Johnson: Ambassador's killing 'cowardly' and 'despicable'

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Credit: PA

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has condemned the "cowardly" and "despicable" murder of Russia's ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov.

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MPs learnt of the shooting when it was reported by Prime Minister Theresa May as she spoke in the House of Commons, saying the then-breaking news was a "matter of concern".

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson could be seen leaving the chamber immediately after the Prime Minister's announcement.

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