Russia has suspended military cooperation with Turkey

The Russian Presidential spokesperson, Dmitry Peskov, stated that Russia has suspended military cooperation with Turkey with regards to further military actions along Turkey- Syria borders. He added that the Russian operation in Syria has continued without restrictions and he is unaware of any agreements regarding the cessation of flights along the Syrian-Turkish border.

“We assume that Russian forces continue the operation in support of military offensives against terrorist organizations within Syria. They continue this well-known mission without any kind of restrictions,” stated the Kremlin Representative.

A Russian Su-24 bomber was shot down on November 24th by the Turkish military along the Syrian-Turkish border. Turkey asserts that the bomber illegally crossed its border. Russia insists that the bomber was flying over Syria when it was shot down.

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