Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Tuesday that the government will take measures that minimize the negative effects of the turbulent relation with Russia due to the downed warplane.
Ahmet Davutoglu called on Moscow to constructivenegotiations. He added that Turkish businessmen should notpanic as the government is working on these issues.
Since the downing of a Russian warplane that violated Turkey’s airspace near the Syrian border on Nov. 24, Russia has announced a range of sanctions against Turkey. Among the sanctions imposed by Moscow is the end of visa-free travel and a ban on Turkish food products. Russia has also called on its nationals to boycott Turkey as a tourist destination.