Turkey vows to protect borders after Russian warplanes may have violated its airspace

October 6, 2015   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: ,

Two Russian fighter jets may have flown into Turkish air space accidentally, a senior U.S. military source said Monday.Although NATO had suggested the Su-30 and Su-24 planes flew into Turkey this weekend, the military source told Fox News the intelligence into the “alleged incursion” of the Russian jets has not been validated.  “We don’t believe the Russians are poking the Turks intentionally. At least one of these planes may have been lost,” the unnamed source said.NATO said two Russian jets intruded into Turkeys airspace Sunday, and it called urgent consultations on the issue. The alliance strongly protested the Russian violations and noted “the extreme danger of such irresponsible behavior.” NATO issued a statement Monday calling the Russian actions “provocative violations” and “dangerous incursions,” demanding the Russians “cease and desist.”But a well-placed senior U.S. military source says the U.S. military is still trying to determine the exact flight plans of both planes. The source did not believe either plane intentionally crossed the border into Turkey.“They were flying along the border and the radar is not too precise from the location where they were spotted,” the official said.

 

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