Russia explains plane violation to Turkey - Embassy to Ankara

The Russian Embassy to Turkey has confirmed the violation of the Turkish airspace by a Russian military plane.

The Russian Embassy to Turkey has confirmed the violation of the Turkish airspace by a Russian military plane.

"Indeed, that incident happened. [Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov] had a meeting with a Turkish first deputy foreign minister on Saturday, we were told about the incident and given a note," press secretary of the Russian Embassy to Turkey Igor Mityakov told Interfax.

"As far as I know, explanations were given to the military attache of the Turkish Embassy to Moscow in that connection," he said.

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