Turkey says Russian jet violated its airspace, envoy summoned

Latest Update: January 30, 2016 | 350 Views

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.



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