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Turkey shoots down Syrian plane it says violated air space
| Daren Butler
Posted on 03/23/2014 2:23:27 PM PDT by eldoradude
Turkish armed forces shot down a Syrian plane on Sunday that Ankara said had crossed into its air space in an area where Syrian rebels have been battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces for control of a border crossing.
"A Syrian plane violated our airspace," Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan told an election rally in northwest Turkey. "Our F-16s took off and hit this plane. Why? Because if you violate my airspace, our slap after this will be hard."
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; Russia; Syria; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iran; islamicrebels; israel; lebanon; middleeast; russia; syria; turkey; waronterror
Did it again...
To: Admin Moderator
Please delete - did a search which didn’t find it but see there is already a thread on this Thanks!
posted on 03/23/2014 2:26:10 PM PDT
(How many democrats does it take to change a light bulb?)
That's one hell of a turkey! Kudos!
posted on 03/23/2014 3:18:34 PM PDT
(I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
“Turkey shoots down Syrian plane....”
Since when do turkeys carry missiles?
posted on 03/23/2014 3:54:57 PM PDT
posted on 03/23/2014 3:56:35 PM PDT
The Israeli Air Force calls the Syrian Air Force target practice.
posted on 03/23/2014 4:22:54 PM PDT
I bet it wasn’t a turkey, but a drone that looked like a turkey.
posted on 03/23/2014 7:00:12 PM PDT
by Blue Collar Christian
(Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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