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“There will be systematic beating on all fronts”: Russia commented on Erdogan’s statement to shoot down Russian planes

Russia gave a tough response to Erdogan’s statement about shooting down Russian planes.

Against the background of the fact that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made threats about his readiness to destroy any aircraft that threaten pro-Turkish militants and the Turkish military in Syria, Russia gave a tough response to the Turkish leader, saying that the consequences for Ankara will be the most tragic.

“If Turkey knocks down a Russian plane over Syrian territory, which supposedly could pose a threat to Turkish forces, the events of 2015 will seem like a whipping to her,” political analyst Gevorg Mirzayan told the VZGLYAD newspaper, commenting on Erdogan’s promise to bring down all planes over Idlib. “This time there will be systematic beating on all fronts. We would not want this, because Turkey and I are important partners, we have common interests. But if the Turkish leader does not fulfill his obligations, then Moscow will act unilaterally, ”said Gevorg Mirzayan, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Financial University”- приводит Information Russian edition of "Glance".

Earlier, a video appeared that showed how terrorists, using MANPADS, hit a Syrian military helicopter, not realizing that it could be a Russian rotorcraft, against which the previously expressed threats by Erdogan pose very serious risks for the Russian military.