Russia Announces Economic Sanctions Against TurkeyEurope, Latest News, World News Saturday, November 28th, 2015
Russia has announced a package of economic sanctions against Turkey over the shooting down of a Russian jet on the Syrian border.
A decree signed by President Vladimir Putin covers imports from Turkey, the work of Turkish companies in Russia and any Turkish nationals working for Russian companies.
The decree also calls for an end to charter flights between the countries.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has refused to apologise to Russia.
On Friday, he accused Moscow of “playing with fire” in its Syria operations. But on Saturday, he said he was “saddened” by the downing of the jet.
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