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Turkish jets violate Greek airspace

Turkish jets violate Greek airspace

Turkish fighter jets on Friday violated Greek national airspace in the northeastern Aegean 13 times, Greek defense sources said.

The four Turkish F-16s also entered the Athens Flight Information Region four times before first submitting a flight plan.

Four of the violations were overflights over the islets of Oinousses and Panagia, according to defense sources, who said two of the F-16s were armed.

The Turkish aircraft were intercepted by Greek aircraft in line with international rules of engagement.