Obama backs Turkish jet downing order

Obama: ‘Turkey, like any country in the world, has the right to defend its sovereignty.'

Obama backs Turkish jet downing order

World Bulletin / News Desk

In a joint press conference with Francois Hollande at the White House, Barack Obama said Tuesday morning's incident pointed to a "recurring problem with Russia's operations", that problem being that Russia is operating near the Turkish border and striking non-Isil targets, reports The Telegraph

He said the US was still getting details on what took place, but "Turkey, like any country, has the right to defend its territory and its airspace".

He said it was important that Russia and Turkey are talking, "and take measures to avoid any kind of escalation".

 

 

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