Turkey PM accuses pro-Kurdish party head of 'treason' over Russia comments

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday denounced the head of the pro-Kurdish opposition party's criticism of Ankara's decision to shoot down a Russian warplane. (File photo: AP)

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday denounced the head of the pro-Kurdish opposition party's criticism of Ankara's decision to shoot down a Russian warplane over Syria last month as a "disgrace" and "treason".

Selahattin Demirtas, co-head of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), met with the Russian foreign minister in Moscow on Wednesday and criticized Ankara for shooting down the warplane.

 

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