Official Turkish Government Statement Regarding the Downing of Russian Su-24

QA-29, 25 November 2015, Statement of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tanju Bilgiç in Response to a Question Regarding the Telephone Conversation between Foreign Minister H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, and Foreign Minister H.E. Sergey Lavrov

H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey had a telephone conversation today (25 November) with H.E. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Foreign Minister H.E. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu conveyed to his counterpart information concerning the incident involving the Russian aircraft which was shot down due to its violation of Turkish airspace during the conversation and it was agreed to exchange details on the issue through diplomatic and military channels. It was also decided that both Ministers will meet in the upcoming days.