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Turkish Defense Minister Akar Accuses Greece of Multiple Violations Against Turkey

The Defense Minister of Turkey Hulusi Akar accused Greece of several violations against Turkey, according to a report from Greece's Kathimerini Daily on Saturday. Akar not only accused Athens of violating Turkey's airspace, but he also claimed that Greece violates...

Turkish Jets Commit 50 New Violations of Greek Airspace

Greek military authorities recently announced that Turkish jets had committed a total of 50 new violations in the country's national airspace just on one day, Thursday, July 2. The violations were reported to have occurred within the northeastern, central and...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace Five Times on Tuesday

Turkey continued provoking Greece on Tuesday as its fighter jets conducted a total of five unauthorized flights over the eastern Aegean. According to Greek authorities, the first violation of Greek airspace came at 9:47 AM and involved a pair of...

Turkish Jets Violate Greek Airspace on Christmas Day

There was no let-up in the most recent round of Turkish provocations, which ratcheted up tensions yet again by sending fighter jets into Greek airspace on Christmas Day, keeping Greek pilots busy intercepting them. According to the Greek Ministry of...

Turkish Violations of Greek Airspace Reach Record Numbers in 2019

The Greek General Staff announced on Tuesday that the number of incidents of Turkish aircraft violating the country's airspace over the Aegean in the first ten months of 2019 has reached 3,954. According to the data released, this constitutes the...

Turkish Aircraft Violates Greek Airspace 30 Times in One Day

Turkish aircraft violated Greece's airspace thirty times on Friday, September 27, Greek Defense sources told media. Two F-16 and two CN235-type aircraft entered Greek airspace in various locations across the Eastern Aegean Sea, violating the country's airspace in the northern,...

Greek Airspace Violations by Turkish Jets Escalate

In a major escalation of provocations, Turkish jets violated Greek national airspace a total of 99 separate times on Tuesday, according to the Hellenic National Defense General Staff (GEETHA). Forty-six of those violations were conducted by fighter jets and the...

Accident Due to Turkish Fighter Jet's Violation Narrowly Averted

A serious accident was narrowly averted on Friday afternoon over the Eastern Aegean Sea after a Turkish F-16 fighter jet harassed a Greek military ''Super Puma'' helicopter. According to the Greek daily Kathimerini, the incident was seriously dangerous, because if...

Turkey Violates Greek Airspace Over Eastern Aegean Sea

Two Turkish F-16 fighter jets flew over two small Greek islands in the Eastern Aegean Sea on Thursday afternoon, according to an announcement made by the Greek National Defense General Staff. The pair of Turkish fighter jets unlawfully entered Greek airspace...