Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. President Barack Obama in Paris on Monday, where they were both attending a summit on climate change, Russian media reported.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Erdogan will not meet in Paris, where they are both currently attending a summit on climate change, Russian media Monday, citing Putin's spokesman.
Fighter aircraft from NATO member Turkey shot down a Russian Su-24 plane on Nov. 24, killing one of the pilots. There hasn't been a shooting death between the forces of Russia and members of NATO since 1985.
President Putin has signed a decree restricting imports from Turkey and banning tour operators from selling travel packages to the country, among a series of sanctions imposed over the downing of a Russian bomber jet.
Sanctions on food imports from Turkey may be watered down to avoid hitting Russians' menus during the New Year holidays, the Vedomosti newspaper reported Monday.
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