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Turkey violates Greek air space more than 30 times in a day

TAGS: Defense, Diplomacy, Turkey

Four Turkish airplanes and one helicopter violated Greek national air space 36 times on Thursday in the northeastern, central and southeast Aegean.

The helicopter and the airplanes – two armed F-16 fighter jets flying in formation and two CN-235s – also violated the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) four times.

All the aircraft were identified and intercepted in accordance with international aviation rules.

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