Bashar al-Assad feels sorry about bringing down the turkish plane

The president of Syria Bashar al- Assad expressed his regret on bringing down the Turkish plane on the north borders of the country, according to the turkish newspaper Cumhuriet. Bashar al-Assad appeared to say that, “We learned that it (the plane) belonged to Turkey after shooting it down. I say 100 percent ‘if only we had not shot it down'”.

When the president was asked whether this mistake could lead to a war between the two countries he answered that  “We will not allow (the tensions) to turn into open combat between the two countries, which would harm them both.”

Moreover he said that no matter what kind of forces Turkey is going to use in the north borders of the country Syria is not going to amass forces and they will try to decompress the situation.

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