The defense Ministry and the Turkish armed forces have cut off all interaction channels

The defense Ministry and the Turkish armed forces have cut off all interaction channels

MOSCOW, November 26. The defense Ministry and Turkish armed forces interrupted the interaction on hot line, also recalled the representative of the Russian Navy, who was in Turkey to coordinate the actions of the black sea fleet and the Turkish Navy. This was reported to journalists by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov.

“We still don’t hear apologies from the highest political level Turkey or proposals relating to compensation and damages, no promises to punish criminals for their actions a crime. The impression that the Turkish government deliberately driving the Russian-Turkish relations are in deadlock, we are sorry about that

Vladimir Putin
the President of the Russian Federation

“Today, in accordance with the decision taken earlier, aborted all the existing channels of interaction between the defense Ministry and the armed forces of Turkey,” he said.

“This applies not only to so-called hot line, which was deployed to prevent possible incidents in the air during the destruction of objects of the terrorist infrastructure in Syria,” – said Konashenkov.

He also said that the Turkish side refused to pass the Russian military attache of any material about the attack on su-24M.

“Our military representative was informed about impossibility of transfer of any materials relating to the attack on 24 November, the Turkish F-16 fighter Russian aircraft,” he said, telling about the visit of the diplomat in the Turkish General staff.

“The usual fake”

Representatives of the Turkish General staff said the Russian military attaché that has not spread in the media, the record of negotiations of crew of F-16 pilots of the Russian su-24M, also said Konashenkov.

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“The representatives of the Turkish General staff said that any such materials in the media, they do not spread. In this case, this is another confirmation that appeared today in some media some audio recordings of the talks of the Turkish pilots to our crew – the usual fake. Again, referring to anonymous sources or from other radio Amateurs,” said the General.

He explained that on the eve of the Russian military attache in Turkey visited the Turkish General staff to obtain materials of the “alleged audioprogram”.

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.

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