MOSCOW, December 9. The defense Ministry will determine what international experts to invite to decrypt the flight recorder of the downed in the skies over Syria, the Russian su-24 bomber, reported to journalists the press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
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Parametric flight recorder of the downed su-24 is detected and presented to the President of the Russian Federation
“This will determine the Ministry of defence. (Russian President Vladimir) Putin spoke about how to perform the hiding and study of this box in order to jointly establish the true trajectory and the coordinates of the flight of our bombers before he was attacked, to perform the whole complex works together with foreign inspectors. But what it will be inspectors, who will be the addressee of the invitation, who will be willing to answer this prompt, I’m not ready to say,” said Sands.
He failed to answer the question of whether to participate in the work on the study of parametric data recorder of the su-24 experts from Turkey. “Not ready to answer this question”, – said the representative of the Kremlin. “Any reservations on this score (in the order of the President) was not” – said the press Secretary. “Details will be determined by the Ministry of defence”, – he added.
The head of the Russian defense Minister Sergei Shoigu presented to Vladimir Putin a “black box” with Russian aircraft shot down Turkish air force over Syria. The Russian President instructed the Minister to open the parametric recorder only in the presence of international experts. The head of state expressed gratitude to all who participated in the discovery and delivery. However, he stressed that Russia needs to know all the details of the incident. “So with this device we need to be most careful, thorough and on a high professional level to work jointly with international experts. Anyway, we all need to invite everyone who wants to participate in this work”, – Putin said.
THE ATTACK ON THE RUSSIAN SU-24M AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
November 24, fighter from the Turkish air force F-16 shot down Russian bomber su-24M, which, according to Ankara, had violated the country’s airspace near the border with Syria.
In response, the defense Ministry said the su-24M was in the skies over Syria and crossed the border by the Turkish aircraft. The crew of the downed bomber managed to eject, however, commander Oleg Peshkov was killed by ground fire. Navigator Konstantin Muratina saved the Russian military and taken to a Russian base. During the operation to evacuate the pilots of the su-24M was lost helicopter Mi-8. In the death of a marine-contract employee Alexander Pozynich.
Putin called the attack a Turkish air force aircraft of the Russian Federation, who participated in anti-terrorist operations in Syria and did not pose a threat to Turkey, “the stab in the back” of Russia.
The Russian head of state on 28 November signed a decree on the temporary ban from 1 January 2016 to hire workers from among the citizens of Turkey. With the new year also suspends the agreement with Turkey on visa-free regime. A ban or restriction on the import into Russia of certain goods from Turkey. In addition, it is not recommended to tour operators to sell trips to Turkey. The government was instructed to strengthen control over the activities of the Turkish road carriers on the territory of Russia in order to ensure security.