The resulting saber-rattling between Turkey and Russia after the former shot down a Russian plane flying near it's Syrian border has gotten worse, escalating tensions between the two nations and threatening to drag others into it.
When asked about the possibility of an apology to Russia, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan indignantly ruled out any reconciliatory statements on the part of his nation, claiming that the Russians, having violated Turkey's airspace, “are the ones that need to apologize.” He further defended the Turkish military's conduct, saying they merely did what was expected of them and did not violate their rules of engagement.
Of course, the Russians did not like this response one bit, and it seems they are taking steps to punish Turkey, albeit non-militarily. Turkish workers have been suddenly arrested for visa violations and the Russian government has moved to prevent it's citizens from visiting Turkey as tourists, potentially costing the Turks $10 billion.
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oh frigging please !!!!!!!!1
Putin should level Turkey !
Sure Russia is to blame – it’s always someone elses fault….
Putin is starting to wake up the world to corruption in United Nations and world Goverments every politician in higher seats vying for greed and controll being backed by United Nations.
Urdogan the first president of Isis and Muslim brother hood he is a killer
Bull c**p, go get them Putin.
shouldn’t WE ALL insist on Mr. Putin’s removal from presidency, with an election for a possble new leader of Russia after Mr. Putin’s long range of presidency….??!!