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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Tim Drayton » Tue Nov 24, 2015 1:48 pm

The Kremlin's statement:

http://tass.ru/en/politics/838765
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Sotos » Tue Nov 24, 2015 1:55 pm

Nuke them!!! ;) Joking aside, I think Russia should react in a peaceful way. Just end any gas dealings with the Turks, put embargo on Turkish products in Russia and end direct flights of commercial aircraft from Russia to Turkey. The effects on Turkey will be us bad as if they were hit by a nuke.
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Paphitis » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:03 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Lordo wrote:
GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Tim Drayton wrote:According to the BBC, the plane “is believed to have come down in a rebel-held area.”

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-34907983



Once again, it seems Turkey are protecting IS-held territories.

which bit of they violated terggish airspace are you having difficulty understanding. in any case this is terggoman territory if you want to label it. son to be joined with terggy democratically of course.


That remains to be seen. The fact is that Turkey shot down a plane that was a threat ONLY to IS. Turkey is therefore protecting IS.

This proves how much Turkey is in bed with IS.

If Putin would like to extend his fly-overs to the north of Cyprus and destroy that "Turkish Islamic State" illegally setup on our lands, he is 100% welcome!

More Power to Putin - and I pray for those pilots.


Sorry but an Armed Russian Fighter in or near your Airspace is a pretty significant threat and Turkey's responce was legal and justified.
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Paphitis » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:07 pm

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Paphitis wrote:Anyway, my thoughts are with the Russian Pilots. At this point, I fear they may be behind enemy lines in DAESH controlled areas maybe, so I hope they can stay safe.

In fact, I hope the pilots are safe in Turkey because I don't want to hear of their beheading or be burnt alive. Absolutely atrocious that would be.

In fact, Pootin should ask the Americans or Australians for assistance and an emergency rescue of their boys. The Americans and Australians have the specialist troops to insert behind enemy lines, track down the Russians and extricate them.

The troops can be there in no time at all with appropriate air cover and Helicopters.

I am sure both America and Australia will assist. The SAS will be perfect for this kind of job.


There's a very sketchy report that one of the pilots is dead and the other has been captured by Turkmen fighters (who have been engaging against Assad regime forces of late). The picture on the following page is purportedly that of the dead airman, but it doesn't look very clear to me.

http://www.cumhuriyet.com.tr/haber/turk ... diasi.html


Well I sincerely hope that the reports of the dead pilot are false.

If the Pilots were captured by Turkmen Fighters then they should be ok. The Turkmens are supported by the Coalition. They are not fundamentalist Islamists.

Anything is better than being captured by DAESH.

Pootin has to swallow some pride and really ask the Coalition for help. They have the troops which will be able to rescue these pilots.
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Paphitis » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:10 pm

Sotos wrote:Nuke them!!! ;) Joking aside, I think Russia should react in a peaceful way. Just end any gas dealings with the Turks, put embargo on Turkish products in Russia and end direct flights of commercial aircraft from Russia to Turkey. The effects on Turkey will be us bad as if they were hit by a nuke.


The effects on Russia would be worse because Turkey is one of only a few willing to trade with Russia! :lol:
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby GreekIslandGirl » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:15 pm

Sotos wrote:Nuke them!!! ;) Joking aside, I think Russia should react in a peaceful way. Just end any gas dealings with the Turks, put embargo on Turkish products in Russia and end direct flights of commercial aircraft from Russia to Turkey. The effects on Turkey will be us bad as if they were hit by a nuke.


Russia need only *immobilize* the Turkish Air Force. That would do nicely ...
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Paphitis » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:17 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Sotos wrote:Nuke them!!! ;) Joking aside, I think Russia should react in a peaceful way. Just end any gas dealings with the Turks, put embargo on Turkish products in Russia and end direct flights of commercial aircraft from Russia to Turkey. The effects on Turkey will be us bad as if they were hit by a nuke.


Russia need only *immobilize* the Turkish Air Force. That would do nicely ...


It looks like the Turkish Air Force might immobilize the Russian Air Force! :lol:
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Sotos » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:18 pm

Paphitis wrote:
Sotos wrote:Nuke them!!! ;) Joking aside, I think Russia should react in a peaceful way. Just end any gas dealings with the Turks, put embargo on Turkish products in Russia and end direct flights of commercial aircraft from Russia to Turkey. The effects on Turkey will be us bad as if they were hit by a nuke.


The effects on Russia would be worse because Turkey is one of only a few willing to trade with Russia! :lol:


Cyprus, Greece and other EU countries would be more than happy to trade with Russia. They can send most of their tourists our way also. Putin embargoed the whole EU ... so not a problem for him to do the same and more against Turkey.
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Lordo » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:20 pm

GreekIslandGirl wrote:
Sotos wrote:Nuke them!!! ;) Joking aside, I think Russia should react in a peaceful way. Just end any gas dealings with the Turks, put embargo on Turkish products in Russia and end direct flights of commercial aircraft from Russia to Turkey. The effects on Turkey will be us bad as if they were hit by a nuke.


Russia need only *immobilize* the Turkish Air Force. That would do nicely ...

what difference would that make, even if terggish soldiers were fighting with spears they would still defeat you.
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Re: Turkey shoots down a Russian jet

Postby Paphitis » Tue Nov 24, 2015 2:21 pm

Sotos wrote:
Paphitis wrote:
Sotos wrote:Nuke them!!! ;) Joking aside, I think Russia should react in a peaceful way. Just end any gas dealings with the Turks, put embargo on Turkish products in Russia and end direct flights of commercial aircraft from Russia to Turkey. The effects on Turkey will be us bad as if they were hit by a nuke.


The effects on Russia would be worse because Turkey is one of only a few willing to trade with Russia! :lol:


Cyprus, Greece and other EU countries would be more than happy to trade with Russia. They can send most of their tourists our way also. Putin embargoed the whole EU ... so not a problem for him to do the same and more against Turkey.


Embargoes my friend. And you guys are EU countries so you can't even make these kind of decisions as things are not all and well between EU and Russia! :lol:

As if the Germans and Dutch are gonna let you sell your potatoes and kolokasi to the Russians! :lol:
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