SOCHI, November 24. In the Kremlin underline that Moscow does not threaten Turkey’s military implications for the attack su-24, but warn of the “inevitable consequences”.
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“Of course, I wouldn’t – the President, in fact, not talking about any military consequences, it is necessary to proceed,” said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. “The President has not made such statements, but, of course, he noted the inevitability of the consequences of such unfriendly actions of the Turkish side”, – stated the representative of the Kremlin.
In the Kremlin are waiting for the outcome of the meeting of the NATO Council
“The President said in his reaction (to an attack on a su-24)”, – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on a question of journalists, whether Putin gave instructions on bringing in full combat readiness of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation due to the fact that Turkey is a NATO member and a possible threat from the Alliance. Peskov said that “at this very moment in Brussels begins (the meeting) of the Council”. “We’ll wait for some response from there, we will wait and assess these provocative and unacceptable action of the Turkish side”, – he stressed.
About the visit to Russia of Turkish President
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Lavrov said that cancels his visit to Turkey
The question of whether there will be planned for December of the current year the visit to Russia of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will depend on a number of factors. This was stated to journalists the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, answering the question, wouldn’t the attack of the Turkish air force Russian su-24s in Syria to the cancellation of this visit. “While the decision wasn’t made on this account. Of course, now the event will depend on a number of factors”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.
The Kremlin has no data, Turkey was in contact with the Russian side on the downed its air force bomber su-24 HQs of the Russian Federation in Syria. “I don’t know about that,” said the press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation
“The plane was shot down in Syrian sky”
Turkey has given Russia evidence of a violation of the Russian su-24 its airspace. Russia proceeds from its available data, according to which the plane does not violate the space of Turkey, the spokesperson said. He monosyllables negatively answered the question, provided Ankara official confirmation of his words, that su-24 violated the airspace of Turkey.
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Defense Ministry: Russian su-24 was shot down while returning to the airbase in Syria
“We first assume the testimony of our military specialists who have all the flight parameters of the aircraft that was shot down,” added Sands. “These data indicate that the airplane carried out flight in the airspace of Syria and was shot down in Syrian sky,” he said.
In the Kremlin considered to be incorrect to reason hypothetically about the possible influence of the situation with the downed su-24s in Syria on the fate of Russian contacts with the “Free Syrian army” (FSA), said the press Secretary of the President of Russia, commenting on media reports that PAS may be involved in the attack on the pilots of the downed bomber and the Russian helicopter.
The representative of the Kremlin recalled that the city previously “had contacts with those who called themselves representatives of the Free Syrian army”. “But at the same time, while hypothetically say that if so, it will be so, it would be incorrect. It’s too important a situation is too serious to allow any hypothetical statements,” – said Peskov.
About destiny of pilots of su-24
Kremlin has no official information about destiny of pilots of su-24 shot down Turkish air force in Syria. “No, there is no official information”, – told reporters the President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov. However, he stressed that “in this case, reliable information can only come from the Ministry of defence”.
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The Kremlin spokesman also said that has no information about the alleged attack occurred on a Russian helicopter in Syria. “I don’t know, I don’t know about any statements the Ministry of defence has done this. We focus ourselves on the Russian defense Ministry and encourage all to focus on defense, because such an abundance of unnamed sources creates a huge amount of misinformation,” said Sands.
The incident with the Russian plane shot down Turkish air force in Syria, will not affect the course of the antiterrorist operation VKS RF, Peskov added. “No, the Russian operation continues”, – he said, answering the question, will the plane crash is any change in the operation.
About the possibility of the termination of air links with Turkey
The President’s press Secretary Dmitry Peskov did not answer the question, will the Russian President to stop flights to Turkey. The representative of the Kremlin urged “not to succumb to companymine”.
“I can’t say, this speech did not go, did not go”, – said Peskov reporters. According to him, “of course, there is no need to succumb to some companywide in this case, but at the same time, we must clearly realize that without the consequences of such actions (the attack on the Russian su-24) will not remain”.
About the future of the project “Turkish stream”
The Kremlin has not yet commented on the issue of how the situation with the attack of the Turkish air force Russian su-24s in Syria will affect the future of the project of the pipeline “Turkish stream”.
“I can’t answer this question. The President (Vladimir Putin) said that the situation (an attack by Turkey on the Russian plane) will be carefully analyzed to Moscow”, – said the press Secretary of the Russian leader.
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