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Russia and Turkey signal solidarity as officials continue to investigate ambassador's killing

Russia and Turkey signal solidarity as officials continue to investigate ambassador's killing

Turkey and Russia staged a determined show of solidarity Tuesday, a day after an off-duty Turkish police officer gunned down Russia’s ambassador in a shocking public assassination that added another layer of complexity to the Syrian conflict.

While foreign ministers from the two countries, plus Iran, pressed ahead with an already-planned meeting in Moscow to weigh Syrian strategy, a team of 18 Russian investigators arrived in Turkey seeking clarity on the motives of the shooter, who was shot dead by Turkish special forces.

Turkish authorities raided homes of relatives of the 22-year-old assailant, Mevlut Mert Altintas, and searched for links to a movement that stands accused...

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