IDF delegation headed by air force chief returns from Moscow

Air Force Commander Maj.-Gen Amikam Nurkin at the head of an Israeli delegation returned home from Moscow Friday after a day and night of meetings with Russian officials on the downing of the Russian Ilyushin by Syrian fire. They submitted the IDF’s findings on the incident, in which 15 Russian military personnel lost their lives. Dissatisfaction with those findings was indicated by President Vladimir Putin in a remark to Deputy Knesset Speaker MK Tali Ploskov at a conference of Euro-Asian Women on Friday. “Putin said that many mistakes were made during the incident and that he expected the facts to be examined,” she reported.

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