Putin says Allah punished Erdogan by taking away his sanity


Russian President Vladimir Putin said that "if anyone thinks that having committed this awful war crime, the murder of our people, that they are going to get away with some measures concerning their tomatoes or some limits on construction and other sectors, they are sorely mistaken.”

Turkish daily, Hurriyet, reported today that Erdogan has said to reporters en route to Qatar, that Putin used to call him once “brave and bold.”

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan of lacking sense, over the shooting of the Russian jet by the Turkish Air Forces.

Putin said today during his annual address to the parliament: “We were prepared to cooperate with Turkey on most sensitive issues and go further than their allies. Allah knows why they did it (shoot down the Russian jet). Apparently Allah decided to punish the ruling clique in Turkey by taking their sanity,” he said.

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