BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 P.M.) – Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets entered Syrian airspace on Monday, the Turkish Ministry of Defense said in a statement.

According to the Turkish Ministry of Defense, their F-16 jets entered Syrian airspace for two hours on Monday before they finally returned to Turkey.

“Two F-16s belonging to the Air Force Command were flying in Syrian airspace between 10 A.M.-12 P.M. as part of Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) Operation Inherent Resolve,” the Turkish Ministry of Defense said in a tweet.

This move by the Turkish Air Force comes just two weeks after Ankara and the United States implemented their safe zone in the northern region of Syria.

 

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Nicaloks
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Nicaloks

Ok now Syrian Air Force can fly inside Turkish territory?

jeffglobal
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Turkey can shoot down Russian jets in Syria, but Syrian and Russian’s S300s and S400s allow Turkish jets to fly in Syria without a peep.
Something doesn’t add up, no?

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Andrew

In Syrian airspace, the Turkish aircraft should be shot down.

jeffglobal
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Yeah, the news we get reported no longer is logically consistent, especially given Russian jets were downed by Turkish missiles INSIDE Syria last year…

Marg bar jomhuri Eslami
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Marg bar jomhuri Eslami

It was one jet and it happened in 2015…

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DOWN THE GENOCIDALS!

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Marg bar jomhuri Eslami

Time to test S-300… Erdogan fired 300 F-16 pilots after his self-coup… TAF is very unlikely to lead a SEAD operation easily.
Erdog hired Paki flight instructors but these were called back home (likely due to Saudi pressures). It’s not as risky to target TAF as to target IDF.
Just warn them they’re flying in a non allowed airspace, if they don’t co-opt, shazam…

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Gustavo Lopez Velazquez

the sleeping cell called “S-300” must wake up as soon as possible, or else.