Turkey's actions looks like planned provocation - Lavrov

2015-11-25 14:24
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, Russia. (Ivan Sekretarev, AP)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, Russia. (Ivan Sekretarev, AP)

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Moscow - Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday said the downing of its fighter jet by Turkey appeared to be a "planned provocation" as the incident heightened tensions between Moscow and Ankara.

"We have serious doubts about this being an unpremeditated act, it really looks like a planned provocation," Sergei Lavrov said at a press conference in Moscow.

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