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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Erdogan told why he wrote a penitential letter to Vladimir Putin

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an interview with TV channel TRT, why wrote a letter to Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in which he expressed sorrow for the downed in November last bomber su-24 Russian space forces.

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Russian-Turkish relations are extremely important for the region in which these States play a decisive role, the Turkish leader stressed.

The destruction of the Russian aircraft Erdogan described as “unwanted incident”, the negative effects of which lasted almost eight months.

“Then we wrote a letter, asked to stop this process,” Erdogan said and emphasized that after Ankara expressed sorrow for the incident, the Kremlin received a positive response.

We will remind that in Turkey was taken into custody by fighter pilots, issued missiles at the su-24. They took part in the coup on the side of the military rebels who almost ousted Erdogan. Also behind bars is one of the leaders of the militants, who shot in the air the parachute of the pilot Oleg Peshkov.

August 9 in St. Petersburg to be held first after the incident, the meeting between Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish leader said that Ankara’s foreign policy should not be based on the principle of “Leave and one stay behind the other”.

Watch the video on “the Complete picture of a failed military coup in Turkey

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