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Russia's Putin and Turkey's Erdogan set to meet after damaging rift

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(Worthy News) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is traveling to the Russian city of St Petersburg for a face-to-face meeting with his counterpart, Vladimir Putin.

It will be the first time the two strongmen leaders have met since Turkish interceptors blasted a Russian warplane out of the skies over Syria in November.

The incident, in which one of the air crew was killed as he parachuted from the aircraft, provoked a diplomatic firestorm, with a furious Kremlin vowing retribution.

A second Russian serviceman was killed trying to rescue the other crew member on the ground. [ Source ]

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