Turkey ready to pay compensation to Russia for downed aircraft
Baku, Azerbaijan, June 28
Turkey is ready to pay compensation to Russia for downed aircraft Su-24, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim told TRT Haber June 27.
"We expressed our regret over the incident and, if necessary, we will pay compensation. Both countries want to normalize relations", Yildirim 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.