Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking at a joint news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban after their talks in the Kremlin in Moscow on September 18, 2018. Photo: AFP

Putin says Syria shooting down Russian plane was accident after defence ministry blamed Israel

Russian president said a ‘chain of tragic accidental circumstances’ caused friendly fire incident and not Israelis

Topic |   Syrian conflict

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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaking at a joint news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban after their talks in the Kremlin in Moscow on September 18, 2018. Photo: AFP
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