Moscow and Ankara are deeply at odds over what happened when Turkey downed the Russian SU-24 fighter bomber near the Syrian border as it took part in the Kremlin's air campaign against militants in Syria.

Russian President Vladimir Putin branded the incident a war crime and said Turkey would face further sanctions.

Moscow has already banned some Turkish food imports as part of a wider retaliatory sanctions package.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met his Turkish counterpart, Mevlut Cavusoglu, on the sidelines of a conference of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in the Serbian capital Belgrade.

Cavusoglu later addressed the OSCE conference, saying: "The incident on the 24th of November ... should not be confused with our fighting against our common enemy of Daesh, terrorism and
should not be abused for political objectives."

Turkey says the Russian jet violated its airspace and that it was repeatedly warned, something Russia has denied.

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