Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday on 24 February that the aircraft VKS RF, according to him, continued to violate Turkish airspace.
About it reports a site of the newspaper «Hurriyet», reports «Interfax-Ukraine».
According to her, this statement he made during a speech in Ankara.
«Erdogan said that Russia continues to violate Turkish airspace,» reads the article.
Recall, November 24, Turkey shot down a su-24 bomber of the Russian air group. According to Turkish authorities, the Russian plane before it was shot down by Turkish fighter F-16, did not respond to the warning. The plane crashed in the Syrian province of Latakia, near the border with Turkey, where is the Russian aircraft.
Turkey said it had shot down a Russian plane for the sake of protecting their sovereignty, after it violated Turkish airspace.
Putin called the incident with the aircraft «stab in the back». In addition, he demanded from Turkey an apology and compensation.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that he will not apologize for downed aircraft.
On December 17, Putin held a final press conference, at which he stated that Turkey had shot down a Russian su-24 to «lick the Americans in one place».
Erdogan said that Russian warplanes continued to violate Turkish airspace 24.02.2016