Body of dead Russian pilot in Turkey

Body of dead Russian pilot in Turkey

World November 29, 2015 12:00

ankara - The body of a Russian pilot who was killed after the Turkish military had shot down his plane, has been transferred to Turkey. That the Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Sunday, Turkish media reported. The plane came down in Syria.

The body is placed in the night from Saturday to Sunday from Syria to Turkey. Orthodox priests, while according to the Russian tradition arranged the funeral. The body is later transferred to Russia. Davutoglu said that it is important that the lines remain open with Russia.

The economic sanctions that Russia has announced, according to the prime minister in violation of international law and not in line with the " close friendship " between Russia and Turkey. The jet was shot down because it would be flown in Turkish airspace. The Turkish authorities say the pilots were warned several times.

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