Facts Back Russia on Turkish Attack
Date Written: 30/11/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18413
Turkey claims its November 24, 2015 shoot-down of a Russian warplane along the Syrian border was justified -- and the Obama administration is publicly siding with its NATO ally -- but a review of the evidence supports Russian accusations of an "ambush." The evidence from the Turkish authorities themselves thus leaves little room for doubt that the decision to shoot down the Russian jet was made before the Russian jets even began their flight.