Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that Moscow and Damascus were not behind an air strike in northern Syria that killed four Turkish soldiers last week.Digital Journal
“Neither Russia nor Syria, its air force, had anything to do with this,” Lavrov told a news conference in the southern Turkish resort of Alanya, alongside his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Our president’s, our views on Assad are known,” said Cavusoglu. “We know that Assad is responsible for the deaths of 600,000 people. We may at times have different views on Assad with Russia, that is natural but in general on cease-fire, on humanitarian aid and a political solution — we are in agreement with Russia.”
Cavusoglu said Turkey wanted to “deepen” cooperation with Russia while Lavrov said the two nations agreed that the “normalization (of ties) must be achieved fast.”
Moscow and Damascus were not behind an air strike in Syria last week that killed four Turkish soldiers, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday, refuting Turkish claims.
"Neither Russia nor Syria, its air force, had anything to do with this," Lavrov told a news conference in the southern Turkish resort of Alanya, alongside his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.
"Our (Russian and Turkish) representatives had discussed this issue right after the incident on various levels," he said.
Baku – APA. The airstrikes that wounded Turkish soldiers in Syria were carried out by neither the Russian armed forces or the Syrian armed forces, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Lavrov, who is paying a visit to Turkey, told a press conference following the meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.-Southfront: No Confirmation Of Syrian Strikes on Turkish Mil- One Year Anniversary Date Russian Jet Shootdown
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The latest sees Turkey and Russia Moving Forward With Relations Normalization
And there you have it. No SAA jets hit the Turkish soldiers. No Russian jets hit the Turkish soldiers
ALANYA, December 1. /TASS/. Moscow and Ankara have been taking specific steps in order to restore full-fledged relations, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov told reporters on Thursday."Not only have we been discussing possible measures with our Turkish counterparts, but we also have been taking specific steps on the path to restoring full-fledged relations," he noted. "Today’s meeting is one of these steps."
On Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is holding a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Turkish city of Alanya. The two ministers will take part in a session of the Joint Group for Strategic Planning.
anonymous commenter has raised the prospect, again, of a third party. Similar to what occured with the Belgians:
anonymous quoted Lavrov who is clearly alluding to someone..
Reads to me as if Lavrov is saying ask the US led coalition....
As of now I'm most suspicious about the US. For reasons already mentioned. Rescue has also spoken of the Israelis as a possibility.
It seems most sensible that Turkey and Russia both know who did the deed but, they aren't saying.