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The Latest: Putin: Russia to cooperate with US-led coalition

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

10:20 p.m.

French President Francois Hollande says the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey was a "serious incident, obviously regrettable."

Hollande, who was speaking Thursday after talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, added that it's necessary to draw conclusions from that and to "strengthen the coordination between the countries."

Turkey shot down the Russian Su-24 military jet on Tuesday near the Syrian border, insisting it had violated its airspace despite repeated warnings — a claim Russia denies.

Russia and France also agreed to coordinate...