MOSCOW (QHA) -

Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation announced the recall of its students from Turkey back home. The demarche of the Russian side was caused by the conflict over the downed SU-24 warplane.

Academic exchange programs are closed indefinitely. Thus, students will have to return to Russia in the near future, according to mk.ru.

It is noteworthy that the Russian authorities have not yet demand Turkish students to leave Russia.

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