NATO Chief Calls For Calm, Dialogue Between Russia And Turkey

NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday called for calm and contacts between Moscow and Ankara after NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet near the Syrian border.

 

“I look forward to further contacts between Ankara and Moscow and call for calm and de-escalation,” Stoltenberg said after an extraordinary meeting of NATO ambassadors in Brussels.

 

The NATO chief noted that work had to be done on developing and strengthening mechanisms to avoid such situations in the future.

 

He further said that the military alliance stood in solidarity with Turkey and supported the country’s territorial integrity.

 

(dpa/NAN)

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