Russia warns Turkey after firing warning shots at vessel

Defence ministry says warship was forced into firing to avoid collision in the Aegean
Russia has warned Turkey to stop staging “provocations” against its forces in or near Syria after one of its warships fired warning shots at a Turkish vessel in the Aegean to avoid a collision.
The Russian defence ministry said the destroyer Smetlivy had been forced to fire the warning on Sunday morning and that it had summoned the Turkish military attache over the incident.


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