Russia, Turkey differ on downed jet story

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Russia is fiercely disputing Turkey’s version of events after the downing of a Russian fighter jet that crossed over from Syrian airspace into Turkish airspace.

The surviving crew member of the bomber said there were no warnings by Turkey. Turkey has released this audio that is purportedly the warning they sent out to the Russian fighter jet before they shot down the plane. The war of words has fueled anti-Turkey protests in Russia.

CCTV’s Albina Kovalyova reports from Moscow.

Russia, Turkey differ on downed jet story

Russia is fiercely disputing Turkey’s version of events. The surviving crew member of the bomber said there were NO warnings by Turkey. The war of words has fueled anti-Turkey protests in Russia. It’s a cool patch for Russia’s relations with Turkey, but there remains a possibility the two countries’ foreign ministries may meet soon, and a diplomatic solution can be reached. CCTV’s Albina Kovalyova reports from Moscow.


Tom Trotter on Turkey-Russia tensions after downed Russian jet

Tom Trotter on Turkey-Russia tensions after downed Russian jet

CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to Tom Trotter. He is a retired former commanding officer with the U.S. Navy.

CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to Tom Trotter. He is a retired former commanding officer with the U.S. Navy.