Sands: Turkish businessmen are sounding the alarm alarm

Sands: Turkish businessmen are sounding the alarm alarm

MOSCOW, November 28. The Association of Turkish business can not find an explanation for the actions of President Tayyip Erdogan, and “hits the alarm bell of anxiety”. This was stated press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov in interview to the program “Vesti on Saturday with Sergei Brilev”, an excerpt from which was shown on the TV channel “Russia 24”.

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“Now we receive many signals from, say, different social organizations, from the Association of Turkish business that works here who literally beat the alarm alarm. And they also are not able to find the answer to the question of why Erdogan did”, – said Peskov. He also added that “the provocative actions of Turkey (shot down Russian su-24M) is not in the interests of neither NATO, nor Russia, nor Turkey”.

About the situation around the oil business in Turkey

Sands also noted that the son of President Recep Erdogan has “some interest” in the oil business, and son-in-law of Erdogan heads the Ministry of energy of the country.

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“I assume from the statements of our President. Indeed, some of the information there, I don’t know if it’s detailed, but there is some interest,” – said Peskov, asked the host, “involved the son of Erdogan in the oil business.”

“You can just abstractly, I like the Turkologist, to draw attention to the fact that you know who the new Minister of energy in the new Turkish government, formed just before? This is Erdogan’s son-in-law. He is the Minister of energy. I’m just stating facts”, – said Peskov.

The attack on su-24M

On Tuesday, the 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. 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.

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