MOSCOW, November 27. Moscow insists on the inclusion of groups that killed the Russian pilot and marine, in the list of terrorists. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov following meeting with Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem.
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Putin called the real heroes of the Russian Marines that rescued downed pilots of the su-24
“We will respond to all proposals to agree on a common list under “Group support Syria.” I want to publicly say that in all the circumstances for us it is absolutely necessary that the list of terrorist organizations was included is the group whose thugs shot our pilot, and then sneered at his body, he said. – Without the inclusion of this group in the list of terrorist we have nothing further happens.”
“The same applies to the murderers of our commandos, who with his colleagues conducted a rescue operation and in this group there was an attack”, he added.
The attack on the Russian plane
Earlier, the Russian bomber su-24M was shot down by a missile “air-air”, released fighter F-16 from the Turkish air force.
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Putin has signed the decree about rewarding crews su-24M and a search helicopter
One of the pilots was killed, another was rescued and taken to a Russian base. During the operation for the evacuation of the crew was also destroyed Russian helicopter Mi-8, resulted in the death of a marine-a soldier.
In Turkey claim that the downed plane had violated the country’s airspace. The Russian defense Ministry claims that the su-24M remained in the sky over Syria, and violated the border attacked a Turkish fighter.
The Russian General staff warned that Russia will destroy all potentially dangerous targets over Syria, and announced the deployment to the Syrian coast missile cruiser “Moskva” with the air defense system “Fort” (similar to s-300).