Turkey warns Moscow over trade ties, says Russian military build-up in Syria 'unacceptable'

October 8, 2015 10:47 AM

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ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is warning Russia that its military action in Syria is endangering trade ties with Turkey.

Erdogan says Ankara could look elsewhere for gas supplies and cancel the construction of its first nuclear power plant, which is being built by Russia. Russia supplies 60 percent of Turkey's gas needs.

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