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Turkish jets fly over Greek island of Ro

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A pair of Turkish F-16 fighter jets flew over Greece’s southeastern Aegean island of Ro on Wednesday without authorization.

According to an announcement from the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA), the pair of jets flew over the tiny islet near Kastellorizo at 9.25 a.m. and 9.28 a.m. at an altitude of 14,000 and 13,500 feet respectively.

The Turkish jets were intercepted by Greek aircraft in line with international rules of engagement, GEETHA said.

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