The former Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu in an interview on NTV Tigressita signed the order, which allowed in November 2015 to shoot down a Russian su-24. According to him, this instruction was signed by him on 10 October, quoted davutoğlu Hurriyet Daily News. In accordance with the order the military had the right to shoot down any aircraft that violates Turkish border. This document was guided by the force, when on 24 November, the decision was made to shoot down a Russian su-24 over the Syrian-Turkish border.
The former Prime Minister stressed that the statement was made after Russian planes participating in a military operation in Syria, has repeatedly violated the airspace of Turkey.