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 Turkey acted as sovereign and self-respecting country, - Turchynov on Su-24 incident

In the situation with the downed Russian Su-24, Turkey acted as a sovereign and self-respecting country.

This was stated by Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov in an interview with 5 Channel, Censor.NET reports citing 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"This is how a sovereign self-respecting country should act," Turchynov said.

The NSDC secretary also added: "We are studying the strategy and tactics of Russia in terms of air strikes, and of course Russia could use its aircraft," he said.

According to him, the Ukrainian Armed Forces must be ready for this.

He stressed that in case of the violation of country's airspace by Russia's aircraft, Ukraine will respond and destroy the aggressor.

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