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The Latest: Turkish official hopes for good Russia relations

The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.

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Turkey's foreign minister says he's hopeful the downing of a Russian air force jet by Turkish warplanes this week will not harm long-standing relations between Turkey and Russia.

Mevlut Cavusoglu says Russian-Turkish relations have gone through many difficulties in the past, but that he hopes that they will improve and that "diplomacy will win."

Cavusoglu said after talks Thursday with breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci that "we don't want this incident to affect our relations with Russia."

He said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and his...