A Russian destroyer discharged shots to prevent a Turkish angling ship and also protect against an accident in the Aegean Sea, Russias Defense Ministry stated Sunday.

Smetilvy, a led rocket destroyer, was incapable to develop radio call with the coming close to ship, inning accordance with a ministry declaration. The angling vessel cannot react to aesthetic signals too and also because of this the destroyer discharged tiny arms when it came within 660 backyards, altering the watercrafts instructions.

Tensionsin between Moscow and also Ankara have actually been increased considering that a Turkish jet downed a Russian bombing plane along the Syrian boundary last month, and also this might better stress connections.

TheDefense Ministry stated it mobilized the Turkish armed forces attache in Moscow over the event.

TheAssociated Press added to this record.