Erdogan harshly accuses Russia of deceit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan condemned in harsh terms Wednesday what he said were Russian violations of Turkish airspace as an infringement of his country's sovereignty, accusing Moscow of deceitfulness in Syria. Speaking at an economic forum in Istanbul, he shouted aggressively that where Russia claims to be fighting Daesh, “There is no Daesh!  "Do not deceive us! We know the locations of Daesh." But then, Erdogan said Turkey had no intention of escalating the situation.

 

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