NATO warns Russia over airspace violations from Syria

Turkey says its jet fighters intercepted a Russian fighter plane that violated its air space near the Syrian border over the weekend, forcing it to turn backNATO called on Russia to stop air strikes in Syria and warned its violation of Turkish airspace during a raid risked inflaming tensions days after Moscow’s military intervention began. Turkey also warned Moscow over further incursions after its F-16 jets intercepted a Russian fighter that flew through its airspace near the Syrian border at the weekend. Two Turkish jets were also harassed by an unidentified MIG-29 on the Syrian border according to Turkey’s army, which has the second-largest number of troops in NATO after the US.

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