Turkey, Russia Promise Not To Go To War Over Downing Of Russian Fighter Jet
Tensions are still running high, a day after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet that it says strayed into its airspace and did not respond to warnings. Russia disputes both assertions.
The Russian captain who survived the downing of the plane says he was flying over Syrian territory, and also says Turkey did not issue any warnings. Both Turkey and Russia promised today not to go to war the incident, but there are still many questions about what the fallout might look like.
Here & Now’s Indira Lakshmanan gets the latest from Nadia Bilbassy-Charters, Washington bureau chief for Al Arabiya news channel.
- Nadia Bilbassy-Charters, Washington bureau chief for Al Arabiya news channel. She tweets @nadia_bilbassy.
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