Friday, 20 July 2018 05:30 GMT

Qatar- Turkey's Air Force declares Orange Alert

(MENAFN - Qatar News Agency) Ankara January 31 (QNA) - The Turkish Air Force has declared an 'orange alert' in key bases around the country Turkish military sources have said.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry has earlier announced in a statement that a Russian SU-34 fighter jet violated Turkish airspace on Friday.
The statement added that the Russian craft was repeatedly warned by Turkish air radar units in Russian and English.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the violation of Turkish airspace which he also described as NATO airspace was a result of Russian attempts to escalate existing tension in the region.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian ambassador to strongly protest and condemn the violation. (QNA)

Qatar- Turkey's Air Force declares Orange Alert

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