Turkey confirms blockage of site NOS

Turkey confirms blockage of site NOS

The Turkish authorities confirm for the first time that the NOS-website since december 19, blocked. On that day, put the NOS footage of the murder of the Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov in Ankara online.

The images of the murder of Karlov are coming from the Turkish public broadcaster TRT. Turkish media had immediately after the murder to hear that they are only the official press releases of the authorities may take over.

Until the NOS the video remove, the blockage of force, reports a source at the Turkish ministry of Foreign Affairs of the NIS.

‘No reason’

Editor-in-chief Marcel Gelauff deplores the blockage, but does not intend the images to delete. “There is no reason for it. The video was an important nieuwsmoment and journalistic consideration does not change due to the blockage of our site and app.”

The Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs has, at the request of the Second Chamber objected to the blockade by the Turkish authorities.

Karlov was Monday 19 december in the Turkish capital of Ankara shot.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian college Vladimir Putin after the murder of the ambassador had contact. They said both that the attack is intended to the relationship between Russia and Turkey to harm, but that this will not work.

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