Posts Tagged ‘Turkish F-4 fighter’

Putin, Erdogan discuss Turkish jet downing – Russia

Thursday, June 28, 2012 Comments off

President Vladimir Putin and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed the crisis in Syria.
In a telephone conversation Wednesday, they also devoted time to the downing of a Turkish F-4 jet by Syrian air defenses in an incident last Friday. Read more…

What’s behind NATO’s reaction to downed Turkish jet? – VOR

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 Comments off

Igor Siletsky

Although NATO is not considering military action over the shooting down of a Turkish fighter jet in Syria, what happened is unacceptable and deserves condemnation, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said after a NATO emergency meeting on Syria. His statement indicates NATO’s reluctance to use military force against Damascus. Read more…

Turkish troop convoy heas towards Syrian border – VOR

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

A Turkish troop convoy has set out from Diyarbakir and is heading towards the Syrian border.
Earlier, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the shooting down of a Turkish fighter jet by Syria had made Ankara change its approach and that it would now retaliate for any violation of the border by the Syrian Read more…

Turkiga Oo Sheegay In Diyaarad Kale Ay Katoogatay Suuriya

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

Turkigu waxay sheegeen in Suuriya ay xabadaysay mid kamid ah diyaaradaheeda ka qayb qaadanaya baadigoobka raqdii iyo ruuxii diyaarad dagaao oo ay Suuriya ka sooriday Jimcihii. Read more…

Syria shot at second plane, Turkey says

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

Turkey says Syria fired on one of its planes that was taking part in a rescue operation for a warplane shot down by Syrian forces last Friday.

Turkey’s deputy PM said the CASA search and rescue plane, looking for the F-4 Phantom jet, was not brought down. Read more…

Turkey vows action over jet downed in Syria

Monday, June 25, 2012 Comments off

Turkey has vowed to take all necessary action required by international law, after Syria downed a Turkish reconnaissance aircraft. Read more…

Syria, Turkey urged to exercise restraint over downed jet

Sunday, June 24, 2012 Comments off

United Nations head Ban Ki-moon has urged Syria and Turkey to exercise restraint in their exchanges over Friday’s incident in which Syrian forces shot down a Turkish F-4 jet near Syria’s Mediterranean coast. Read more…