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Unprecedented violation: Turkey’s fighter jets reach 2.5 miles off Alexandroupolis, NE Greece

An unprecedented violation of Greece’s national sovereignty by Turkish fighter jets on Friday: they reached 2.5 nautical miles off the port city of Alexandroupolis in north-eastern Greece. Angry reaction by the Greek Foreign Ministry that issued a statement condemning “the very clear escalation of Turkish provocations.” Foreign Ministry statement “We …

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Turkey’s new tactic: 60 violations of Greece’s air space with drones and UAVs

Τurkey has apparently changed its tactic of violating Greece air space and now it increasingly uses drones and unmanned aerial vehicles UAVs to challenge the eastern borders of its neighboring country. On Sunday, February 6, the Greek military recorded a total of 60 violations of national air space and 2 …

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Turkish F-16 fly over Greek islands as FM Dendias meets with Turkey’s ambassador in Athens

Turkish fighter jets flew over Greeks islands thus violating Greek airspace, while on the ground Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias was holding a meeting with the Turkish ambassador in Athens before his meeting with Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu. According to a statement by the Greek General Staff, a pair of Turkish …

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Turkish jets conduct 50 violations of Greek airspace on a single day

Greek military authorities reported a total of 50 violations of the country’s national airspace by Turkish jets on Thursday. The violations were conducted by 13 aircraft in the northeastern, central and southeastern Aegean Sea. The 13 aircraft were identified as eight F-16s, two F-4 and one CN-235. On nine occasions, …

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Turkey joins Confidence Building Measures with Greece with air space violations, provocations

Turkey “welcomed” the launch of Confidence Building Measures talks with Greece with air space violations and a provocative statement by the Foreign Minister who calls the “Muslim minority of Greece” as “Turkish.” The armed forces of Greece and Turkey began meeting in Athens on Monday in the framework of military …

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Turkish jets violate Greek air space 121 times in less than 48 hours

Turkish F-16 fighter jets conducted 53 violations of Greek airspace, 9 violations of Athens FIR and 14 overflights over Aegean islands on Thursday, just a few hours after the meeting of the defense ministers of the two countries on the sidelines of the NATO meeting in Brussels. The fighter jets …

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Turkish fighter jets & aircraft massively violate Greece’s air space

With a pair of F-16 fighter jets, two electronic warfare aircraft and one unmanned aerial vehicle Turkey violated the Greek Airspace 18 times on Tuesday. The 18 FIR Athens violations occurred in the South-East Aegean Sea. In two cases Greek and Turkish jets were involved in “dog-fights.” The Turkish fighter …

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Turkish aircraft violate Greek Air Space 95 times on a single day

For third consecutive day Turkish aircraft continued a ‘barrage’ of Greek airspace violations and overflights over Greek islands in the Aegean Sea. On Thursday alone, Turkish pilots conducted 95 overflights and violations of the Athens FIR. The majority of violations were conducted by Turkish aircraft for electronic warfare, while also …

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Turkish jets violated Greece’s air space 47 times on a single day

Turkish fighter jets violated Greek national air space a total of 47 times on Tuesday and thus while the Hellenic Air Force was mourning for the death of pilot Major Nikolaos Vassiliou during the crash of a training aircraft. The violations took place over the northeast, central and southeast parts …

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Turkish jets violate Greek airspace 46 times in a single day

Turkish fighter jest violated the Greek airspace 46 times in a single day, the Greek General Staff said in a statement yesterday afternoon. The FIR violations occurred in the North, Central and Southeast Aegean Sea on Wednesday. A total of 17 Turkish aircraft committed the Greek airspace violations. They were …

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