MOSCOW, December 17. Began the deciphering of the black boxes of the downed over Syria su-24M. This is stated in the press service of the defense Ministry posted on the official website of the Department.
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“December 18 at 10:00 Moscow in Interstate aviation Committee (Moscow, B. Ordynka, 22/2) will hold a media briefing representatives of the Russian defense Ministry in connection with the beginning of the procedure of reading and decoding information onboard means of objective control of the aircraft su-24M, which was shot down on 24 November 2015 in the sky Syrian air force fighter Turkey”, – stated in the message.
The statement of the President of the Russian Federation
Earlier in the day during a press conference the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has suggested that the incident with the Russian aircraft over the territory of Syria could be the result of someone from the Turkish leadership decided to “lick the Americans in one place”.
If someone in the Turkish government decided to lick the Americans in one place, I don’t know whether they did or not. First, I do not know whether it is American or not. Maybe there were agreements on some level, that we will avernum Russian plane, and you close your eyes, we go in, say, Iraq and occupies part of Iraq. I don’t know, maybe this exchange was, we don’t know
“With the current Turkish leadership, as shown, it is difficult for us to agree or almost impossible,” stated the President. “Even … when we say “Yes, we agree,” they to the side or in the back cause us a shot, and absolutely incomprehensible reasons,” stressed the President.
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 (the list will be determined by the government). 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.
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