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We will not apologize for doing our duty, Turkish PM says after NATO meeting

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Turkey’s Prime Minister remained adamant on Monday that Ankara will not apologize for downing a Russian warplane over his country’s border with Syria last week, after securing strong support from NATO to for his military’s actions. “No Prime Minister, no

Impact of sanctions against Turkey on Russia’s economy divides opinion

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Opinion is divided on whether the raft of sanctions Russia imposed against Turkey after Turkish aircraft shot down a Russian Su-24M will help or harm the fragile Russian economy. Russia’s President Vladimir Putin called the downing of the warplane a

Russia presents evidence of alleged ambush by Turkey, asserts right to “military response”

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Russia’s air force chief today presented what he considers to be evidence proving the downing of the Russian Su-24M tactical bomber to be an ambush by Turkey, and the speaker of the lower house said that Moscow has the right

ISIS sells oil to Assad, not to Turkey: Turkish President Erdoğan

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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan responded today to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin’s accusation that the Islamic State was selling oil to Turkey saying that it was Moscow’s ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and not Ankara, who was of buying

Trudeau refuses to point finger at Russia over tensions with Turkey

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Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has broken ranks with United States President Barack Obama and other NATO allies by refusing to blame Russia over the incident in which a Turkish warplane downed a Russian Su-24 fighter near the Turkey-Syria border

“I gave the order myself” − Turkish PM on downing Russian plane

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Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu today revealed that he personally gave the order to down the Russian Su-24 fighter jet that lead to the death of one pilot. “Despite all the warnings, we had had to destroy the aircraft” Davutoğlu