Thaw in relations between Russia, Turkey observed – Turkish FM
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 9
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Improvement in relations between Russia and Turkey is observed, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Apr. 9 in an interview with the Turkish TV channel 'Ahaber'.
He said that Ankara always stood for normalization of relations between Russia and Turkey since the very beginning of their crisis.
In case if Russia wants to restore relations, Turkey is ready, Cavusoglu said.
Relations between Russia and Turkey deteriorated after Turkish Air Force shot down a Russian SU-24 bomber on Nov. 24, 2015. Turkey said the bomber entered its airspace, while Russia denied its warplane flying into the Turkish skies.
Following the incident, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on measures to ensure national security and economic measures against Turkey.
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