Official representative of the Ministry of defense of Russia Igor Konashenkov said Thursday that his office has information about preparing Turkey in a military operation in Syria.
Write about this on 4 February the Russian media and, in particular, the newspaper «Vedomosti»
«We have good reason to suspect intensive training of the Turkish military invasion of the territory of a sovereign state – the Syrian Arab Republic signs of covert training of the Turkish Armed forces to action in Syria, we capture more and more», – quotes the words of the Minister the official site of the defense Ministry.
The authors of the article remind: Turkish foreign Ministry says that on January 29 the ATT aircraft Russia the su-34, despite warnings in English and Russian languages, entered the airspace over Turkey’s Gaziantep province (on the border with Syria) and was there in 20-25 seconds. The Turkish Ministry accused Moscow of escalating tensions and has assigned to it the responsibility for possible consequences.
Today the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova denied the information circulated by the Turkish foreign Minister, stressing that «no aircraft of the group HQs in Syrian air borders of Turkey had not violated».
«Of course, it is very sad that this confrontational line pursued by Ankara, has the support of the U.S. and overall North Atlantic Alliance», — said Zakharov. She also suggested that PATO, «the basis of the notorious bloc solidarity», a blind eye to Turkey’s activities.