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Turkey shoots down Syrian helicopter as ‘punitive action’

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Text by Hürriyet Daily News

Latest update : 2013-09-17

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said that a Syrian helicopter was shot down on Monday as a “punitive action” for violating Turkish airspace.

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said that Turkey conducted a “punitive action” by downing a Syrian helicopter, justifiable in terms of international justice and rules of engagement as the helicopter violated Turkish air space despite warnings.

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Date created : 2013-09-17

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