Thursday, May 18, 2017

EU Issues Warning On Turkey Over Violations Of Greek Air Space

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet © Murad Sezer / Reuters

Euractiv: EU warns Turkey after it violates Greek airspace 141 times in one day

Turkish aeroplanes and helicopters illegally entered Greece’s airspace 141 times yesterday (15 May), the Hellenic National Defence General Staff reported.

According to Greek press reports, 20 Turkish F-16, 5 CN-235 maritime surveillance aircraft and 19 helicopters entered the Athens flight information region (FIR) without submitting a flight plan.

In all cases, Turkish aircraft were identified and intercepted by Greek fighters, while in nine cases the interception process resulted in near combat situations.

In addition, two Turkish missile boats entered Greek territorial waters off the southeast Aegean island of Agathonisi.

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WNU Editor: Turkey has a different point of view when it comes to the EU and NATO .... NATO measures to protect Turkey's airspace so far insufficient, minister says (Reuters).

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1 comment:

Stephen Davenport said...

They are going to get booted from NATO, Erdogan is slipping further and further to the dark side of Islam.