Turkish fighter jets violate Greek airspace 35 times

21 March 2019
674 Views

Greece’s constant appeasement towards Turkey seems to be having little effect, as the provocations against Greece continued, with 35 violations of Greek national air space taking place by the Turkish air force.

According to the Greek Pentagon, a total of 10 Turkish F-16 fighter jets illegally entered Greek national airspace over the north, central and south Aegean Sea, while on one occasion Greek fighter jets engaged in dog fights with the aggressor aircraft.

The 10 Turkish F-16s also committed five air traffic offenses in the Athens FIR, while four Turkish fighters were armed.

These aircraft were identified and intercepted, according to the international rules of engagement.

The provocations took place a day before Greek Foreign Minister Georgios Katrougalos is scheduled to meet his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Antalya.

You may be interested

The National Interest: Why is Cyprus still divided? – Analysis
DEFENCE
shares185 views
DEFENCE
shares185 views

The National Interest: Why is Cyprus still divided? – Analysis

Panos - Apr 19, 2021

The division of Cyprus is fast approaching the half-century mark. In fact, that division has now lasted longer than that…

Research suggests ancient Greeks might have sailed to Canada
GREECE
shares24 views
GREECE
shares24 views

Research suggests ancient Greeks might have sailed to Canada

Panos - Apr 19, 2021

The ancient Greeks could have reached Canada in 56 AD – almost a millennium before the Vikings. This is according…

Condition in eastern Mediterranean dominated Dendias, Shoukry meeting in Cairo
GREECE
shares192 views
GREECE
shares192 views

Condition in eastern Mediterranean dominated Dendias, Shoukry meeting in Cairo

Panos - Apr 19, 2021

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias was cordially welcomed by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry earlier on Sunday in Cairo. The…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.