May 27, 2024

Athens News

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Unprecedented provocations in the Aegean Sea

Provocative problems in the Aegean Sea, which Ankara constantly exacerbates, are becoming regular.

On Wednesday, the national space of Greece was violated by 20 Turkish F-16 fighters, three CN-235 spies, an unmanned UAV and a helicopter!

A total of 44 violations by Turkish aircraft and 21 air traffic violations in the Athens FIR. At the same time, six fighters were armed, and in three cases virtual air battles were observed, when Greek pilots pursued armed Turkish aircraft.

F-16s moved in nine groups over the Central, Northeastern and Southeastern Aegean Seas. They were all identified and intercepted, in accordance with international rules and established practice, ΓΕΕΘΑ reported.

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