MOSCOW, November 26. Russian foreign Ministry confirms the recommendation to Russians to refrain from trips to Turkey, and located in the territory of the Republic – to return Home. This is stated in the statement of the MFA of Russia.
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“In connection with continuing on the territory of Turkey by terrorist threats we confirm the recommendation to Russian nationals to refrain from visiting the Turkish Republic, and there are personal goals to Russians suggest to return to their Homeland”, – stressed in the Ministry.
Earlier, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov said that, according to the Russian depodesta, the threat of terrorism in Turkey, no less than in Egypt. “We don’t encourage our citizens for tourism purposes or any other in the Republic of Turkey to go”, he said.
The attack on the Russian su-24M
A fighter from the Turkish air force F-16 on Tuesday shot down a Russian su-24 bomber. Moscow claims that the Russian plane was over Syrian territory, there participating in the operation against ISIS. According to the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation “violation of air space of Turkey.” Russian President Vladimir Putin warned that the attack on the bomber su-24 will have “serious consequences” for Russian-Turkish relations.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the extraordinary meeting of the NATO Council convened at the initiative of Turkey, has called for calm and de-escalate in contacts between Moscow and Ankara.