moscow - Russia has voiced harsh accusations of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Turkish head of state and his family have been personally involved in the illegal oil trade with terrorist group Islamic State, made the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday.
Turkey is the largest consumer of ISIS-oil and Russia has evidence that the Turkish leaders associated with this trade, said Deputy Minister Anatoly Antonov. Next week in Moscow will prove out that Turkey Islamic State help, the ministry said. It says it has satellite images of tankers crossing the Syrian- Turkish border.
Erdogan again spoke earlier statements by Russian President Vladimir Putin that ISIS makes money by selling oil to Turkey. Tuesday said he " to resign if it is proved ". Erdogan called on Putin to do the same if he can not prove his allegation.