December 6, 2015

Straits could be closed to Russian ships if Turkey’s security threatened

Facing a series of retaliations from Russia following the downing of a Russian jet by two Turkish F-16s last week and an increasing Russian military presence in Syria since the incident, Turkey may play its valuable trump card and close its straits to Russian ships if it considers its national security threatened.

The downing of the Russian jet by Turkey last Tuesday, the first time in half a century... Read more.

Today's Zaman

Related,
US puts request for bigger Turkish air role on hold over Russia tensions - Hürriyet

No comments:

Post a Comment