Turkey Rules Out Immediate Retaliation Against Syria Over Jet Incident


Turkish F4 fighter jet (Photo: BBC)

Syrian forces shot down a Turkish reconnaissance jet last Friday.

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Details are still sketchy, but so far, Turkish reaction has been muted.

Now, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that there would be no immediate retaliatory strike against Syria.

Cenqiz Aktar, a professor of Political Science at the University of Istanbul, speaks with Host Marco Werman about the Turkish reaction to the incident.