The Deputy head of the Russian foreign Ministry: NATO investigation of the incident with su-24 is not necessary


NEW YORK, November 25. /Corr. Oleg Zelenin/. Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov did not see the need for a multilateral investigation of the incident with the Russian su-24 shot down Turkish air force. He said this to journalists on Tuesday in new York.

“I don’t see any need,’ said Ryabkov, responding to a question. – I believe that what was said authoritatively, in detail, with specifics at a briefing in the defense Ministry, suggests that the circumstances that led to the military defeat of our aircraft, our military installed.”

He also urged not to expect from NATO objectivity in the assessment of the incident. “Obviously to be taken towards Turkey as an ally”, – said the Deputy Minister.

Sergei Ryabkov said that he discussed on Tuesday with U.S. Deputy Secretary of state for arms control and international security rose Gottemoeller the situation with the su-24. As stated by Deputy foreign Minister said to journalists after the meeting, held in new York city, USA, apparently, understand the seriousness of the incident.

“We discussed this situation with Rose Guatemalan,” said the diplomat, noting that not ready to add any assessments occurred in addition to what was said in Moscow. “The seriousness of the incident and the inadmissibility of such incidents it seems to me that the American side is obvious,” – said Ryabkov.