Turkey shot down a military plane violated its airspace

© AP Photo, Haberturk TV via AP
© AP Photo, Haberturk TV via AP

Ankara. — Turkish fighter aircraft F-16 warplane was shot down after he violated the country's airspace near the border with Syria and ignored warnings, told Reuters a Turkish military official.

According to him, it is not known which country owns the downed plane.

Anadolu Agency on it can be seen that the plane managed to catapult two pilots.

Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation, since the end of September against airstrikes in Syria in support of President Bashar Al-Assad, was not available for comment.

The Office of the Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that the head of the Government met with the head of the military staff and the Minister for Foreign Affairs concerning the events at the border. The statement made no mention of a downed plane.

Davutoglu also ordered the FOREIGN MINISTRY held consultations regarding recent developments with NATO, the UN and all involved in the settlement of the Syrian conflict countries.

Thomson Reuters

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