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Downing Of Turkish Plane To Be Considered By NATO

June 25 2012


NATO has scheduled emergency talks for Tuesday over the downing of a Turkish jet last week.

The Turkish government says Syria shot down a military aircraft on Friday in international airspace, reports Reuters.

The F-4 aircraft was unarmed and on a solo mission to test domestic radar systems. It had no connection to the ongoing conflict in Syria, insisted Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Sunday.

The Turkish fighter was about 13 nautical miles (24 km) from Syria's border...

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