World War Three Could Be Just 30 SECONDS Away As Turkey Shoots Down Russian Fighter Jet
Russia has severed military contact with Turkey, according to the country’s Ministry of Defence.
A Tweet for the MODs official account said: “Contacts with Turkey will be terminated at the military level.”
They added security at Russian airbases will be stepped up.
Russia: 'All potentially dangerous targets will be destroyed'
More from the ministry as Russia promises to destoy any ‘dangerous’ targets.
The MOD added: “All actions of attack aviation will be carried out only under cover of fighter aircraft.”
Russia has sent a guided missile cruiser, Moskva, which is equipped with an air defence system, to the Syrian coast.
'Turkey blasting Russian plane out of the sky could spark NUCLEAR WAR'
The chances of war between Russia and Turkey - which has the might of NATO behind it - are now “most likely”, claimed one of Moscow’s most respected military analysts.
Pavel Felgengauer said Ankara is seeking to protect a zone in northern Syria controlled by its allies, the Turkmens.
After the downing of the the Russian warplane on Tuesday, Moscow must either accept this zone “or start a war with Turkey” which it could only win by going nuclear, he said.
By Jon Dean, MIRROR.CO.UK