Russia Says Turkey Should Pay Compensation for Downed Jet

December 16, 2015 12:22 PM

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MOSCOW — A top Russian diplomat said on Wednesday that Turkey should pay compensation for the Russian warplane it shot down near the Syrian border last month, a call Turkey has promptly rejected.

The downing of the Su-24 and the deaths of two Russian servicemen strained the traditionally warm relations between the two countries.

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