Official advice to postpone all non-urgent travel is latest move in row over shooting down of Russian jet
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan steps up the war of words after Russia’s latest retaliatory measures in the wake of the downing of its fighter jet
Three days after Turkey’s November 24 downing of a Russian fighter jet, Turkish leaders seem ready for Kremlin blowback. But analysts and officials in Ankara are less sure about how the incident will impact Turkey’s relations with its allies.
The downing of a Russian civilian airliner over the Sinai Peninsula and the terrorist massacre in Paris seemed to give Russia and the West something to agree upon: the Islamic State must go. But a closer look at Russia’s military operations in Syria suggests that the two sides’ objectives in the Middle East are still far from aligned.
Russian prime minister says punitive steps could include halting joint economic projects, restricting financial transactions and changing customs duties
Russia has announced that it will impose import sanctions on Turkey and cancel major investment projects as the spat between the two countries over the downed Su-24 fighter jet continues.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov announces on Tuesday that a visit to Turkey, which had been planned for Wednesday, has been cancelled following Russian-Turkish tensions over a downed Russian fighter jet near the Turkish-Syrian border. Lavrov also said that the foreign ministry recommends Russian citizens do not visit Turkey due to the threat of terrorism
Vladimir Putin says the navigator of a Russian jet downed by Turkish F-16s over Syria on Tuesday is alive.
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