Russian And Turkey Unite To Flatten ISIS After Airport Terror Attack

Turkey airport attack

THE EXPRESS UK  By Tom Batchelor    Posted Wed., June 29, 2016

The two nations have reunited after a monumental fall out over the downing of a Russian jet in Turkish airspace last year [Turkey will compensate the family of the Russian pilot killed – r. a. note] but renewed efforts to defeat the terrorist group appear to have united old enemies.

Three suspected ISIS bombers opened fire and blew themselves up at the Ataturk airport – Europe’s third-busiest – on Tuesday evening, killing 41 people and wounding 239.

President Tayyip Erdogan said the attack should serve as a turning point in the global fight against terrorism, which he said had “no regard for faith or values”.

He spoke this morning to his adversary Russian President Vladimir Putin about the need to destroy ISIS.

Putin and Erdogan TurkeyPutin and Erdogan expressed a determination to restore relations between Moscow and Ankara and push ahead with a shared fight against terrorism during this morning’s telephone conversation, the Turkish president’s office said.

A statement added it was important for Turkey and Russia to cooperate on political, economic and humanitarian crises in the region.

The pair agreed to meet in person after the phone call – clear signs that both leaders hope to put aside their past differences over how to respond to ISIS.

On Monday, Erdogan expressed regret in a letter to Putin over Turkey’s downing of the Russian warplane last year, although the Kremlin later sought to dampen Turkey’s hopes for a swift restoration of normal relations.

Ten of those killed in last night’s attack were foreign nationals while three people held dual nationality.

One attacker opened fire in the departures hall with an automatic rifle, sending passengers diving for cover and trying to flee, before all three blew themselves up in or around the arrivals hall a floor below, witnesses and officials said.

Head of the Russian Federation Council’s International Affairs Committee, Konstantin Kosachev, suggested the terror attack was aimed at derailing the attempts of Turkey’s leadership to repair relations with Russia.

He said: “It seems that Turkey is being ‘warned’ against the participation in the single anti-terrorist front being created by efforts of the Russian diplomacy in the first place.

“No matter what happens, today we feel solidarity with the people of Turkey.”


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