29-09-2016 07:57 AM Jerusalem Timing

Erdogan Says He Wants to Meet Putin ’Face to Face’ in Paris

Erdogan Says He Wants to Meet Putin ’Face to Face’ in Paris

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he wanted to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the climate summit in Paris after the downing of a Russian warplane.

ErdoganTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he wanted to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the climate summit in Paris after the downing of a Russian warplane.

"I would like to meet him face to face on Monday," Erdogan said after days of tit-for-tat accusations over the incident that has severely damaged ties.

On November 25, the Turkish fighters downed a Russian jet over the Syrian territories in Latakia province, killing one of the two pilots who were on board.