Turkish army command claims Israeli aircraft made incursions into area of oil and gas exploration in east Mediterranean.
ISTANBUL - Turkey scrambled military jets to
intercept an Israeli plane that violated the airspace of northern Cyprus
this week, the Turkish high command said on Thursday.Relations between former allies Turkey and Israel have fallen apart since Israeli commandos raided the Mavi Marmara
aid vessel in May 2010 to enforce a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip
and killed nine Turks in clashes with pro-Palestinian activists.
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Israel, Cyprus gas finds spur Mediterranean race[/*]
incident coincided with tensions on the Mediterrane
In: Other Middle East
Tags: Israel, Turkey, war, Jews, violate, turkish, airspace, fighter, jets, military
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