Putin: Turkey ‘will regret’ Syria act

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President Putin began his residence by praising Russian servicemen fighting in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin has castigated Turkey’s leaders, warning that they will bewail sharpened down a Russian Su-24 bomber in Syria.

In a state of a republic speech, promote live on Russian television, he pronounced that “if anyone thinks Russia’s greeting will be singular to trade sanctions, they are deeply mistaken”.

“We’ll remind them again what they did – they will bewail it.”

Russia’s quarrel opposite “terrorists” came tip in his debate to parliament.

At a start he praised a widows of a dual Russian servicemen killed in a Su-24 occurrence in Syria. The widows were sitting in a Kremlin assembly for his speech.

There was also a minute’s overpower for Russian victims of terrorism, including a 224 who died when a explosve blew adult a Russian airliner over Egypt’s Sinai dried on 31 October.

Jihadist militants from Islamic State (IS) pronounced their “Sinai Province” associates had planted a bomb.

‘Punishment from Allah’

In his debate Mr Putin again indicted a Turkish supervision of sheltering and stealthily ancillary IS militants.

Turkey insists that a F-16 fighters shot down a Su-24 since a bomber had trespassed into a airspace.

Mr Putin neglected them, observant “probably Allah alone knows since they did it.

“And evidently Allah motionless to retaliate a statute class in Turkey, by depriving it of any reason or logic.”

He pronounced he was creation a transparent eminence between a Turkish care and Russia’s “many longstanding and arguable friends in Turkey”.

Russia has announced wide-ranging sanctions opposite Turkey since of a 24 Nov limit clash, including an import anathema on Turkish fruit, vegetables and some other foods.

Russians can no longer go on package holidays to Turkey – until this month a tip unfamiliar end for Russian tourists.