Greek press: Turkish Air Force violated Greek airspace more than 40 times per day


Turkey continues its "criminal behavior" against Greece in the Aegean Sea. On December 18, the Greek edition of the Greek City Times informed the public about this.


The media clarified, referring to the Greek military, that over the past day, i.e. On December 17, the Turkish Air Force cynically violated Greek airspace 42 times in different places over the specified water area. Thirteen Turkish intruder planes took part in the intimidation action.

All of them were identified: 10 F-16 fighter-bombers, 2 CN-235 reconnaissance aircraft and 1 drone. At the same time, of the indicated number of violations, 30 were committed by reconnaissance aircraft CN-235, 11 by F-16 and 1 by UAVs.

The Greek Air Force planes were on alert in a state of high alert and were sent into the sky to meet the intruders for interception. Moreover, in two cases, the violations grew into imitation of air battles with the participation of Greek fighters, since Turkish aircraft were armed. The Greek press concluded that her country's air forces were operating in strict accordance with international norms.

Note that between Ankara and Athens there is a long territorial dispute over the ownership of a number of islands in the Aegean Sea. From time to time on this occasion, relations between the two neighboring countries, members of the NATO bloc, are greatly aggravated. Sometimes there are even fears that a real war will begin between Greece and Turkey. However, the above-described incidents related to airspace violations occur there quite often, but not on such a scale. This time everything worked out.
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  1. boriz Offline boriz
    boriz (boriz) 19 December 2021 02: 01
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    It gets boring. In recent years, as soon as politicians of the highest echelon have serious problems, they immediately try to solve these problems by military exacerbation. Poroshenko (Kerch opupeya), Zelensky (spring exacerbation, when Biden did not call for a long time), Netanyahu (when imprisonment loomed in the near future, he first began to nightmare Iran with incomprehensible explosions on ships, then started a war with the Arabs).
    Now Erdogan has decided to take advantage of the experience of his colleagues. Lyra rushed to a steep peak (and it just falls constantly and continuously) against the background of record inflation, and then relations with Greece immediately deteriorated. I wonder to what extent it will aggravate?
    1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
      Just a cat (Bayun) 19 December 2021 08: 01
      +1
      Greece is as incomplete as Poland. live off handouts on the brink of default.
      1. dinos Offline dinos
        dinos (dinos) 19 December 2021 13: 06
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        In 2021, the Turks violated Greek airspace more than 5.000 times and flew over Greek territory (the islands of the eastern Aegean Sea) more than 400 times. And each time the fighters of the Greek Air Force intercepted the Turks, forcing them to retreat. And this happens every year on an increasing basis. As for the disputed islands, those are present only in the minds of Turkish rulers who are determined to recreate the Ottoman Empire, since in the Lausanne Treaty of 1923. , which defines the modern borders of Turkey, clearly definitely - not named islands of the Aegean Sea in this treaty belong to Turkey if they are located at a distance of no more than three nautical miles from mainland Turkey. Including aggressive Turkish expansion is not new and not related to the economy. Turkish officials have repeatedly spoken about the Turkish living space - does it remind you of anything?
        And about handouts, in 2021 the GNP of Greece is + 8%, and this is in the year of the pandemic, incl. there can be no talk of any handouts, especially since they need to be returned with interest, and Greece this year paid off in full with the IMF.
        1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
          Just a cat (Bayun) 19 December 2021 13: 11
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          they were forgiven the debt, but they did not pay off. the horse racing of the Greeks on the streets has already been forgotten? there is the right of the mighty and the grief of the vanquished. svidomye are pushing Russians out of their living space in the Donbass. Forgive Svidomo, and then suddenly something will remind? ... clear skies for the Turks and dirty diapers for the Greeks ...
          1. dinos Offline dinos
            dinos (dinos) 19 December 2021 13: 51
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            Of course, the Turkish-Ottoman contribution to world civilization is enormous - the genocides of entire nations are worth something, and there is nothing more to remember from their history. And your cynical statements in the address of the Greeks are written in the alphabet, which is basically Greek. And this is a small fraction of the contribution of this small people to modern civilization. And clear skies to all the peoples of the planet, and dirty diapers to all those who are trying to cast a shadow over the fence and return humanity to the dark Ottoman Middle Ages.
            As for the IMF, Greece did not restructure its debt, but fully repaid it.
            1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
              Just a cat (Bayun) 19 December 2021 14: 59
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              Are Greeks with Armenians white and fluffy? Dashnaks - Armenian fascists are not prohibited. Did I ask the Greeks for their religion and their alphabet? Russian culture was much more interesting before the planting of the Greek PRIMITIVE. Their fraction is only in the fact that the prince loved to drink and Islam forbade it. Would you be sitting in a synagogue or a mosque now.
              1. dinos Offline dinos
                dinos (dinos) 19 December 2021 16: 07
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                You may not have asked, but there was simply no other alphabet on the European continent at that time. The same Latin was based on the Greek alphabet. And in general, suggest something not primitive, and we'll see. Do not forget to translate all the heritage of world and Russian science and literature into your non-primitive alphabet. And we will compare where the primitive is.
                In addition to the Greeks and Armenians, the Assyrians were completely exterminated - these are the great Ottoman achievements.
                I don’t know what about the synagogue and the booze, but Islam in the XNUMXth century, when Prince Vladimir adopted Orthodoxy in Russia, was not considered by him, because Constantinople, at that time, was a role model for the whole world. In general, there can be no subjunctive interpretation of world history. Learn history as it is, not if only.
                1. Just a cat Offline Just a cat
                  Just a cat (Bayun) 19 December 2021 16: 09
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                  history, like religion, are instruments of politics. there will be new politicians - there will be a new story. 30 years ago you would have sung a completely different song here. and in general everyone knows that everything was invented by ancient Ukrainians laughing and the Greeks "love" each other in the ass ... I found the Ivan the Terrible library so that I taught as it is and not as the Eurogean historians of Peter the Great wrote?
                  How could the prince be able to emulate his shield on the gate and nail down their princess ??? Wild Rusich, whom the Greeks taught to read and write, gave them cancer ???
                  1. dinos Offline dinos
                    dinos (dinos) 19 December 2021 18: 37
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                    Firstly, we did not drink at brotherhood, incl. do not poke.
                    Secondly, history is a science, not an instrument of something or someone.
                    Third, the article on Turkish violations of airspace and is it related to the current economic situation in Turkey? And what have the Ukrainians got to do with it? I could not capture Constantinople and left a mark, they say I was here. And in general, the campaigns to Constantinople were several centuries before Cyril and Methodius. Put historical events on the shelves in your head and then expose your bourgeoisie for all to see.
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