The Russian General staff said earlier that attacked the su-24 the border with Turkey did not cross and this is confirmed by Syrian air defense. Turkey claims that a Russian aircraft entered its airspace.
MOSCOW, 26 Nov. The tragedy with the Russian su-24 will affect all aspects of relations of Russia and Turkey, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
“As for relations with Turkey, then again, this was stated by the management — from the shadow of the tragedy will fall on all aspects of bilateral relations,” she said at a briefing on Thursday.
On Tuesday the Russian su-24 aircraft crashed in Syria. The plane was shot down by a rocket type “air-air” with a Turkish F-16s over Syrian territory and landed in Syria in 4 kilometers from the border with Turkey. Pilot Oleg Peshkov died. Navigator Konstantin Muratina saved, he is at the Russian military base in Syria.
The Russian General staff stated that attacked the su-24 the border with Turkey did not cross and this is confirmed by Syrian air defense. Turkey claims that a Russian aircraft entered its airspace.
According to the defense Ministry, the pilot died due to the fact that at the moment of landing was attacked from the ground. The Turkish media wrote that the plane fell on the territory, where Syrian Turkmens.
During the rescue operations killed marine, mercenary Alexander Pozynich.