Turkey Threatened Putin ‘Stop Bombing ISIS’ Days Before Jet Shoot Down

Ankara warned of “serious consequences” if Moscow continued campaign against Islamic State

Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet.com
November 24, 2015

Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24 fighter jet it claimed had violated Turkish airspace just days after threatening Moscow with “serious consequences” if it continued bombing ISIS in Syria.

 

 

The plane was flying at an altitude of 6,000m (19,685ft) when it was shot down by the Turkish military before subsequently crashing on Syrian territory.

Russian President Vladimir Putin later called the act a “stab in the back by accomplices of terrorism.”

The incident occurred just days after Turkish officials warned Russia to “immediately end its operation” against ISIS after warplanes bombed border regions.

Ankara is unhappy that civilians belonging to the Turkmen population, which is staunchly anti-President Assad, will flee to Turkey and create a new refugee influx.

Charges that Russia is targeting anti-Assad rebels also prompted Turkey to summon Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov for crisis talks.

Shooting down the Russian jet may be a dangerous form of payback for Vladimir Putin’s two month bombardment of ISIS.

Although a NATO member country, a deluge of evidence suggests that Turkey is in fact allied with ISIS and has helped the terror organization by providing safe passage and financing via black market oil sales.

$800,000,000 worth of ISIS oil has been sold in Turkey, a supposed U.S. ally. ISIS trucks are routinely allowed to cross back and forth between the Islamic State stronghold of Raqqa and Turkey.

As Nafeez Ahmed documents, a large cache of intelligence recovered from a raid on an ISIS safehouse this summer confirms that “direct dealings between Turkish officials and ranking ISIS members was now ‘undeniable.’”

The senior western official who made this revelation also added that Turkey is allied with Ahrar al-Sham and Jabhat al-Nusra, two Al-Qaeda offshoots in Turkey who are fighting to topple Assad.

A former ISIS communications technician also told Newsweek that part of his job was to, “Connect ISIS field captains and commanders from Syria with people in Turkey on innumerable occasions.”

“ISIS commanders told us to fear nothing at all because there was full cooperation with the Turks,” he said.

Although flight radar data appears to show that the Russian jet did violate Turkish airspace, some have pointed out that given the speed of the jet, it could have only crossed into Turkey for a period of around nine seconds, suggesting that the decision to shoot down the plane was a massive overreaction.

A graphic video taken from the scene of where one of the Russian pilots landed shows so-called “moderate” rebels gathered around his body chanting “Allahu Akbar”. Separate reports claim that the pilot was still alive when he reached the ground and was subsequently killed by the rebels.

WARNING: Graphic Images.

 

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3 Responses to “Turkey Threatened Putin ‘Stop Bombing ISIS’ Days Before Jet Shoot Down”

  1. ian says:

    Israel and the US are getting an easy ride in all this, even in the alternative media. Compared to Russia, Turkey is a greasy kebab shop that could be closed in a day if it wasn’t for the big guys standing quietly in the shadows.

  2. ian says:

    Come to think of it, I recall reading that in WW1, Churchill promised Turkey to Russia and that we would take it for them if they concentrated on Attacking Germany. He of course had no intention of beating Turkey and sacrificed thousands of lives by deliberate ineptitude in the Dardanelles. I’m sure someone will keep me right if I’m mistaken.

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