NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said data from allies showed that Turkish information that a downed Russian jet violated the Turkish air space
Russian President Putin stating the downed planed wasn’t within the borders of Turkey has said, “Shooting down the plane will have serious consequences on Turkish-Russian relations. We have been stabbed in the back”.

A deputy commander of rebel Turkmen forces in Syria says his men shot at two Russian pilots after they ejected from their jet, which was downed by Turkey on Tuesday for violating its airspace.

Turkey’s stocks fell 4.39 percent and its debt insurance costs rose on Nov. 24 after it reportedly shot down a Russian fighter jet near the Syrian border, while other emerging assets also struggled in the face of a strong dollar and weak commodities
Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said, “The whole world should know and be sure that we will do anything to establish peace”.
Turkish President Erdoğan has said that Turkey has interfered in one of the two Russian jets which violated the Turkish air space within the rules of engagement, adding that Turkey did not bear enmity for its neighbors
Ankara and Moscow must ease tensions, said US President Obama, while commenting on the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkey, as he higlighted that Turkey has a right to protect its borders

Turkey downs Russian jet: what do we know?

The shooting down of a Russian fighter jet by Turkey has increased tensions between the two countries over the civil war in Syria

Russia has a habit of peddling misinformation – and was fully aware of the rules Turkey was playing byVladimir Putin has called the shooting down of a Russian jet by Turkey “a stab in the back”, and warned of “serious consequences”. His emotional response was in sharp contrast to earlier, more measured statements from Moscow, calling for patience while the details of what happened became clear. The Russian president’s angry personal involvement is alarming, as it could lead to dangerous and harmful Russian responses regardless of the rights or wrongs of the incident.


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Since the earliest months of the Syrian war, Turkey has had more direct involvement and more at stake than any of the regional states lined up against Bashar al-Assad.

Russian warplane shot down at Syria-Turkey border
A Russian warplane has gone down near the Turkish-Syrian border after an apparent attack. Turkish and Russian sources have given conflicting reports about the incident, which has the potential to escalate the tension between Russia and NATO member

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