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Syria to bring down Turkish warplanes violating its airspace — Defense Ministry

The Syrian Defense Ministry warns any attempt to breach Syrian airspace will be dealt with

BEIRUT, October 20. /TASS/. The Syrian Armed Forces command warned on Thursday that it would bring down Turkish planes in case they breach the Syrian airspace, the Syrian Defense Ministry reports.

It classifies as "naked aggression" an air attack by Turkish Air Force on several settlements in Syria’s north. "More than 150 civilians fell victim to this criminal attack," the ministry said.

"Any attempt to once again breach Syrian airspace by Turkish war planes will be dealt with and they will be brought down by all means available," Reuters quoted the statement as saying.