Turkey will rue its downing of Russian warplane, Putin vows

As the foreign ministers of Russia and Turkey met on Thursday in Belgrade in an attempt to start mending the economic relationship between their countries, the war of words between the two sides continued.
Russian President Vladimir Putin halted a gas pipeline project with Turkey during the day and vowed in a speech to his country's parliament that Turkey's leadership will regret the recent downing of a Russian warplane as well as Ankara's conduct while Russia is fighting ISIS.
Earlier, he alleged that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his sons are directly involved in illegal oil trading and smuggling for the terrorist organization. Putin said in the speech that ISIS uses the profits to finance its attacks "in Lebanon, France and Mali."
He asserted that "if someone thinks that after committing heinous war crimes, the murder of our people, it will end with (an embargo on) tomatoes and limitations in construction and other fields, then they are deeply mistaken."
Adding a personal insult to Erdogan and his government, Putin said "Only Allah, most likely, knows why they did this. And evidently Allah decided to punish the ruling clique in Turkey by depriving them of their intelligence and reason."
In response, Erdogan rejected Putin's claims, alleging he has proof that Russia is the one trading in oil smuggled out of Sria by ISIS.       
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, meanwhile, said Putin's speech was a product of the "Soviet propaganda machine."

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