Tag: <span>Downing</span>

Turkey will not apologise for downing Russian fighter jet, PM says

Posted December 01, 2015 00:58:33 Turkey will not apologise for downing a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border, but Moscow need to reconsider retaliatory sanctions, Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu says. “Protection of our airspace, our border is not only a right but a duty for my government and no Turkish premier or president…


Russia adopts retaliatory economic measures against Turkey over jet downing

Posted November 29, 2015 08:23:07 Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed a decree adopting a series of retaliatory financial measures against Turkey more than the downing of a Russian warplane on the Syrian border. The sanctions are “aimed at making sure national security and that of Russian citizens” and incorporated a ban on charter flights…


Russia orders retaliatory economic measures against Turkey over jet downing

Updated November 27, 2015 00:59:06 Russia says it is preparing a raft of retaliatory economic measures against Turkey more than the downing of one of its warplanes, as tensions among the two nations heat up. Turkey said its F-16 jets shot down the Russian plane under its guidelines of engagement, even though Moscow says the…


Downing of Russian jet shows ‘incredibly volatile situation’ in Syria

Updated November 25, 2015 15:24:07 Tensions in between Russia and Turkey are intensifying following Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkish-Syrian border. Turkey has told the United Nations the warplane violated its air space close to the border area, but Russia has denied that the plane had crossed into Turkish skies….