Turkish President, Recep Yayyip Erdogan, sent a letter to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, apologizing for the tragic death of a Russian pilot who was killed when his Su-24 bomber was shot down by Turkish fighter jets.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Erdogan expressed – in his letter – readiness to restore normal relations with Russia.

The head of the Turkish state expressed his deep sympathy and condolences to the relatives of the deceased Russian pilot and said ‘sorry,’” Peskov said.

Calling Russia a “friend and strategic partner to Ankara“, Erdogan ruled out any “desire or deliberate intention to down an aircraft belonging to Russia“.

On November 24, 2015, a Turkish F-16 fighter jet shot down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M bomber aircraft near the Syria–Turkey border while on combat mission against rebel positions.

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Prince Teutonic
2016-06-27 13:57

I don’t trust this Gollum a single word!

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-06-27 16:35

Everybody knows now how Gollum ended…
I ask myself if Reyceip wathched P.Jackson movie or red Tolkien since he was compared to Gollum because nonetheless he has realy something of the movie’s characher expressions etc, but this is at the jungian archetypal level too…

Andrew Sivaram
Andrew Sivaram
2016-06-27 14:09

You still trust this double-headed snake? The shootdown order came from him alone. If I were Putin, I’ll burn Erdogan’s letter. It.might just be laced with anthrax spores…

Andres Emilio Rivas Gonzalez
Andres Emilio Rivas Gonzalez
2016-06-27 13:58

Get on your knees and apologize. Dirty Kebab.

Gulf Day
Gulf Day
2016-06-27 14:01

Yup

Gulf Day
Gulf Day
2016-06-27 14:01

I always love everything like this

The Last Khalifa
The Last Khalifa
2016-06-27 13:58

prime minister of Isis ErdoThug

Terry
Terry
2016-06-27 13:40
Shelley
Shelley
2016-06-27 13:39

Bretix has placed Turkey in a bad place – EU countries leave as Turkey tries to join-Syrian border most dangerous in world.

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British UK
2016-06-27 14:23

Is he going to pay for the Jet he downed and compensation to the relatives of the soldier that was murdered???
If I was Putin I wouldn’t rush to normalise relations…

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-06-27 16:28
Reply to  British UK

It’ll take as long as the BrExit negociations 😉 Well, maybe if Gollum offers the 1st F-35 Turkey is supposed to receive in 2017… Although I doubt that russians need to reverse engineer it : they can have the full blueprints by the chineses who hacked Lockheed-Martin computers and, anyway, the F-35 is a flying-anvil and nothing else than a revamped Yakolev Yak-141 revamped with internal bays through the Dassault 3D software. It’s the greatest scam ever…

ErikWar19
ErikWar19
2016-06-27 14:28

someone want to suck a di…
Erdogan: im sorry about your jet russia *while bombing kurdish people
oh i hope we can work together *ignoring armenian victims once again
i like russia *buying oil form ISIS for weapons to kill syrian civilians and kurds.

Florin Ilie
Florin Ilie
2016-06-27 14:21

Don’t trust him! When he shot down the Russian fighter jet he thought he is untouchable because he listened of his masters from Washington! Now, there are no Russian tourists in Turkey and Erdoğan feels that a crisis will hit Turkey very soon, then he should ask Americans to come in Turkey! f**k you, Erdoğan!

Andrew Sivaram
Andrew Sivaram
2016-06-27 14:33
Reply to  Florin Ilie

You are right. A sincere person will apologise immediately without conditions. Erdogan took more than half a year before he decide to say sorry. And that is when he sees the Turkish economy crumbling and his terroris pets being wiped out in Syria.

Elizabeth Martinez
Elizabeth Martinez
2016-06-27 14:33

he make that because any russıan tourıst coming thıs season .last year comıng 4.5 mıllıon and now all ıs fuckıng also Rusia broked bussines about vegetables fruıts and more .all ınsıde of turkey not goıng good for that he saıd ım sorry

Andrew Sivaram
Andrew Sivaram
2016-06-27 14:41

Well for all the dirty work Erdogan did for Obama, he should be asking Obama to buy up all these Turkish vegetables and fruits…

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-06-27 16:03
Reply to  Andrew Sivaram

A little more complicated : Gollum is very Muslim-Brotherhood friendly, he plays taqqiyya to everybody, he clearly has double agenda, maybe triple or more : the Doha to Turkey pipeline, taking Syria and maybe parts of Iraq, Armenia etc to re-create an Ottoman Empire with him as sultan, destroy secularism and enforce the sharia law, destroy freedom in Turkey. Now he sees that the Czar torpedoed all his plans, that with UK getting out of the EU, as they served as an US trojan horse, it will become very very difficult to make Paris and Berlin bend, that now PKK… Read more »

Elizabeth Martinez
Elizabeth Martinez
2016-06-27 14:46

USA now dont want more of Erdogan also UE never will accept they enter .Rusia now buy wıth Morocco and rusıan tourıst goıng this year ın Spain.this presıdent made wrong by wrong .dont forget he help daesh and another terrorist .anyone wıll comıng for help .Usa now lıke a dont know who ıs erdogan

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-06-27 16:43

And turks hate him and his AKP even more, non speaking about turkish kurds that want his head on a silver plate, Salomé-style. He infuriated the greeks by allowing (televised) muslim office in Hagia Sofia (and there are already greek projects to dismantle the minarets, number their parts and give them back to their owners to rebuild them on anything else than a church…)

زخاري رويال
زخاري رويال
2016-06-27 15:35

#Turkey better wise up and normalize relations with #China #Russia #SCO and stop being a puppet of the west.

Daeshbags Sux
Daeshbags Sux
2016-06-28 11:45

It’s not Turkey’s relations with the west that messed all up, it’s Gollum islamists connections and megalomania… By double crossing everybody including Assad he offered first a free-trade/free border crossing system to Syria which he used to install sleeping cells, smurggle weapons then mercenaries and fanatics… You’re really reducive, you know! An exemple : when french nuclear air-carrier cruised around, doing bomb runs against IS, she was escorted by russian battle-cruiser Moskva! Erdogan has ot only issues with Russia about the Sukhoï shot down and the killed pilot… It goes much much more further than that, i.e. Gollum has begun… Read more »

Jonathan Richer
Jonathan Richer
2016-06-27 17:00

Trying to get Russia to stop supporting the Kurds lol after Manbij comes Al-Bab and than AZAZ!

Fer Sturmer
Fer Sturmer
2016-06-27 16:58

As credible as a poisonous snake

Ali BILAL
Ali BILAL
2016-06-27 17:00

this guy is a prostitute!!!

Thomas Ishisako
Thomas Ishisako
2016-06-27 18:09

Rambo Mergen

Mahmut Gencer
Mahmut Gencer
2016-06-27 18:32

Tomorrow he will apologize to ASAD

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Jak Jones
2016-06-27 23:37

Too late