Shot in Istanbul the Iranian the telemagnate

Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company Gem TV, which broadcasts to Iran, was killed in Istanbul.

About it reports Radio Freedom.

45-year-old said Karimian and his Kuwaiti business partner was shot dead by unknown in the Istanbul business district of Maslak.

The jeep in which the assailants fled, was later found burned. Turkish police are investigating.

Group of companies Gem Group was founded in London, but later moved much of its activities in the United Arab Emirates.

According to the website of Gem Group, the group owns 17 TV stations in Persian and one in Arabic, Kurdish and Azeri.

We will remind, last year in Turkey was killed by Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov.