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Turkey-Russia Detente Spurred By Brexit

The agreement between Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s President Recep Tayyp Erdogan to hold talks on restoring travel and trade ties was made possible by Erdogan’s expression of regret for the downing of a Russian fighter jet along Turkey's border with Syria last November. The downing of the Russian Su-24, which Ankara claims crossed into Turkish airspace despite repeated warnings, killed it pilot and led to fears of war. Turkey is a member of NATO. Each side blamed...

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