Peskov: meeting between Putin and Erdogan in Paris it is not

Peskov: meeting between Putin and Erdogan in Paris it is not

PARIS, November 30. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin will meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Paris on the sidelines of the UN conference on climate change, such contact is not included in the future schedule of the Russian leader. The journalists said the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

“No, you won’t”

“The meeting with Erdogan (in Paris) not scheduled on this meeting. Such a meeting will not be”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.

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Answering the question of journalists whether the meeting or telephone conversation of leaders of Russia and Turkey in the coming days, Peskov stressed that “while in the chart (Putin) does not appear any contact”. “I wouldn’t want to give any other comments”, – said the press Secretary of the President of the Russian Federation.

The President of Turkey tried twice to call Putin, and then sent a formal request for a meeting with the Russian leader on 30 November at the conference in Paris.

Answering the question, what was the response to these requests from the Kremlin, the Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said, “Our response is that on the revolutions of the Turkish side on the occasion of a telephone conversation about a possible meeting in relation to climate summit in Paris reported to the leadership of our country”.

We see the unwillingness of the Turkish side to go on a rudimentary apology regarding the incident with the plane

Yuri Ushakov
assistant to the President of the Russian Federation

In the Kremlin also has not yet commented on , shot down in the skies over Syria. “While I would not like to comment on this topic in any way,” said Sands, answering the question, accept in the Kremlin the transfer of the remains of the pilot as an attempt by Turkey to improve relations with Russia.

Earlier it was reported that the dead body in Syria, the Russian pilot Oleg Peshkov in Monday sent from Turkey to Russia. Transferred to the Turkish TV footage shows that the Turkish military loaded the coffin on the plane. Was held an official military ceremony.

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The body of the Russian pilot was brought to Ankara from the Turkish province of Hatay on Sunday. According to the statement made earlier by the Prime Minister of Turkey, Ahmet Davutoglu, the Turkish side took the body of the Russian pilot and prepares it for transmission to the diplomats. “Our side transferred to the body of the Russian pilot, who was killed in the incident with trespassing. This night with the assistance of Hatay Orthodox priests have carried out the necessary religious rites”, he said.

The Russian Embassy has not commented on the issues associated with handover of the bodies of the pilot and sending it home.

Incident with plane

A fighter from the Turkish air force F-16 on November 24 shot down a Russian bomber su-24M, which, according to Ankara, had violated the country’s airspace near the border with Syria.

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The defense Ministry claims that the su-24M was extremely over Syrian territory and that “violations of the airspace of Turkey.”

The crew of su-24M managed to eject, but one of the two pilots was killed by ground fire. The second pilot rescued and taken to base. In search of the pilots was attended by two helicopters Mi-8. One of the cars came under fire and made an emergency landing.

One marine soldier was killed. The others aboard the helicopter were evacuated and are safe. Downed Mi-8 was subsequently destroyed by mortar fire from the territory controlled by the militants.