Russia supports the idea of overlapping the Turkish-Syrian border, announced the head of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov. The view was also expressed that this decision will allow to stop terrorist threat in Syria.
Moscow supports the idea of overlapping the Turkish-Syrian border to stop the inflow of militants, declared Sergey Lavrov. "I think that it is a reliable offer. I think that the next day the President Hollande in detail we stated. We would be willing to seriously consider the need for this measure. Many claim that by blocking this boundary, we are, in fact, stop, shut off the terrorist threat in Syria", - quotes its RIA Novosti.
Earlier, Lavrov said that Russia will not fight with Turkey the result of the attack on the aircraft su-24. "To be at war with Turkey we do not intend, with respect to the Turkish people have not changed, we have formed the questions to the actions of the current Turkish administration", - said the diplomat. To close the Turkish-Syrian border were made by among others the President of France Francois Hollande.
Also, the Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu at a meeting of the Party of justice and development announced that Ankara is cooperating with Moscow in connection with the attack on su-24. According to him, Turkey saw Russia as a friend.
Recall, on November 24 Russian su-24 was shot down Turkish air force. The crew of the bomber managed to eject, but 1 pilot is dead. The militants fired at him when he was descending with parachute. Later, over the territory controlled by Islamic state, was shot down a Mi-8 helicopter involved in the search and rescue operation. The result is a dead marine is a soldier.
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