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Russian leader slaps sanctions on Turkey

By Agencies in Ankara, Turkey and Moscow | China Daily | Updated: 2015-11-30 07:40

Moscow ends visa-free visits, bans imports of some goods, extension of work contracts

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday called for sanctions against Turkey, following the downing last week by Turkey of a Russian warplane.

The decree published on the Kremlin's website on Saturday came hours after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had voiced regret over the incident, saying his country was "truly saddened" by the event and wished it hadn't occurred.

Russian leader slaps sanctions on Turkey

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