People's deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine held a protest action near the Embassy of Turkey in Kiev, in absentia, was awarded Turkish pilot who was shot down Russian bomber in the skies over Syria.
To the accompaniment of a brass band honorary, in the opinion of parliamentarians, the sign attached to the fence of the Turkish Embassy in Kiev, reports News. Ru.
On Tuesday the Russian su-24 was shot down by F-16 air forces of Turkey in the Syrian Arab Republic on the border with Turkey. The crew managed to eject, but descending by parachute of the pilot shot down in the air fighters. The Navigator was saved in the process of the search operation by Russian and Syrian special forces. Later he told about how was shot down his plane. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin called the incident with the Russian su-24 in the Syrian Arab Republic "stab in the back" that caused the accomplices of the terrorists. Ankara said that the su-24 was shot down as if after violation of its airspace. This position is shared by NATO. The Department of defense, for its part, said that Russian su-24 totally did not violate the airspace of Turkey. At the same time, According to a source close to the White house, Washington still believes that the Russian su-24 was shot down over Syrian territory. VIDEO