Russia's Lavrov cancels Turkey trip after jet downing

By REUTERS
November 24, 2015 16:55

SOCHI, Russia - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday he would not visit Turkey as planned on Nov. 25 following Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet.

Lavrov, speaking to reporters in the southern Russian city of Sochi, advised Russians not to visit Turkey and said the threat of terrorism there was the no less than in Egypt, where a bomb attack brought down a Russian passenger plane last month.


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