President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Turkey's President Erdogan defends downing of Russian warplane

Russian President Vladimir Putin has bitterly condemned the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border.

He described it as a "stab in the back" committed by "accomplices of terrorists".

But Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the action was ''fully in line with Turkey's rules of engagement''.

  • 24 Nov 2015
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