Russia closed all channels of military cooperation with Turkey

Source : 112 Ukraine

RF recalled its representative of Navy from Turkey
20:17, 26 November 2015

Russian Defense Ministry and the Armed Forces of Turkey closed all channels of communication. Also the representative of the Russian Navy, who was in Turkey to coordinate actions of the Black Sea Fleet and the Turkish Navy, is recalled - said the official representative of the Russian Defence Ministry, Major General Igor Konashenkov,"RIA Novosti".

"Today, in accordance with earlier decisions, we interrupted all channels between the Defense Ministry of Russia and the Armed Forces of Turkey," - he said.

"This includes not just the so-called hot line, which was launched to avoid possible incidents in the air during the destruction of the terrorist infrastructure facilities in Syria," - added Konashenkov.

As a result of the incident with Russian military aircraft Su-24, shot downed in Turkey on November 24, Moscow has implemented the restrictive measures against Ankara.

In particular, the General Staff of RF said that it will stop to contact with Turkey on military line, and prohibit to Russian tour operators the sale of vacation packages to Turkey. 

Related: Russia v.Turkey: SU-24 case

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