Turkey says Russian jet violated its airspace, envoy summoned

Ankara: Turkey on Saturday accused Russia of a new violation of its airspace, warning Moscow against “irresponsible behaviour”.


“A Su-34 plane belonging to the Russian Federation air force violated Turkish airspace at 11:46 local time yesterday (Friday),” the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Ankara summoned the Russian ambassador to the foreign ministry on Friday to “strongly protest and condemn” the violation, the ministry added.