Turkish fighter jets twist Russian plane

    Turkish fighter jets twist Russian plane

    Oct.5, Moscow: Turkish Foreign Ministry said that its F-16 fighter jets have been twisted after a Russian warplane violated Turkey's air space on Saturday.

    The ministry said that the Russian fighter plane "exited Turkish airspace into Syria" after being intercepted.

    The Turkish foreign minister has spoken to his Russian counterpart, as well as ministers from other Nato countries.

    Russia has been carrying out air strikes in Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad.

    On Monday Russia said it had "continued performing pinpoint strikes" on IS targets in Syria, carrying out 25 sorties and hitting nine IS targets.

    The Oslo Times


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