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MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. The harm to bilateral relations from the attack against Russia’s Sukhoi-24 bomber will be hard to heal and Russia is waiting for sensible explanations from Turkey, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.
"It goes without saying that mending this devastating damage to bilateral (Russia-Turkey) relations will be an extremely hard task," he said. "It was too serious an incident with very grave, unavoidable consequences."
He said that Russia "had very much appreciated bilateral relations, relations of true partnership and mutual benefit that looked to have good prospects."
"Of course, we are still waiting for explanations, sensible explanations from the Turkish side," Peskov said.
Objective data concerning the incident involving the loss Russian Sukhoi-24 plane were clear evidence that the "criminal attack" against the bomber took place in the sky over Syria.
"First and foremost we pay attention to objective data that indicate above all the criminal attack against the Russian plane occurred in Syrian airspace," he said.