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Sunday, February 26, 2017

Turkey has promised compensation to the relatives of the deceased pilot of the su-24, if asked


Turkey has declared its intention to pay the money to the family of the deceased Russian pilot Oleg Peshkov, if his relatives will make the corresponding request.


photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Press Secretary of the President of Turkey Ibrahim Kalin quoted letter Tayyip Erdogan, Vladimir Putin, which is not only apologize for downed in Syria a Russian bomber su-24, but a promise to pay compensation to the family of the deceased pilot Oleg Peshkov.

Read the material: Peskov confirmed “sorry,” Erdogan announced his talks with Putin

In the words of Kalin, this is possible if the relatives of the pilot makes such a request.

“We are ready to take the necessary steps to… “soften the pain of the family” – quoted by TASS representative of Erdogan. He noted that this request would be appreciated “properly”, but has not yet been reported.

“Whatever happened, people died, and the President has offered condolences to his family,” said Kalin, noting that the Turkish authorities were delighted when they were accepted by the Russian side.

Previously, conflicting information was voiced by the Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim. First, he said that Ankara intends to pay Russia compensation for the downed bomber, but a few hours later he denied his words.

Read more: Turkey refused to pay for the downed su-24: only apologized

Note that on Tuesday, the court of Izmir has obnovil fraud case against the alleged murderer Peshkova, Turk Alpaslan Celik. Recall, he was convicted for money laundering. After some time the expiry Celik was released for two months to see my family. But he never returned to prison, left to fight in Syria.

The court satisfied the petition of Prosecutor’s office to extend his detention until 8 June 2017.

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