The Russian Minister Counsellor in Ankara has been summoned to the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Russian embassy confirmed.
“The Embassy confirms that Russian Embassy Minister Counsellor in Ankara Sergei Panov has been summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry. We will make no comments on the subject of discussion,” Mityakov said.
A Russian Su-24 Fencer bomber jet was shot down over Syria on Tuesday, according to reports from the Russian Defense Ministry. The two pilots were able to eject from the plane, although their current fate is unknown.