NATO to Discuss Violation of Turkish Airspace by Russian Fighter Jet

World | October 5, 2015, Monday // 17:25
Bulgaria: NATO to Discuss Violation of Turkish Airspace by Russian Fighter Jet Turkey's Foreign Minister Feridun Sinirlioglu (L) and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (R). Photo credit:

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday that he will convene a meeting of the North Atlantic Council later in the day to discuss the Russian airstrikes in Syria, including a violation of Turkey’s airspace by a Russian military jet.

“I just met with the Foreign Minister of Turkey Feridun Sinirlioglu to discuss the recent military actions of the Russian Federation in and around Syria. Including the unacceptable violations of Turkish airspace by Russian combat aircraft,” Stoltenberg said in a statement.

Stoltenber also said he has made clear that NATO remains strongly committed to Turkey’s security.

He called on Russia to fully respect NATO airspace and avoid escalating tensions with the Alliance.

“I urge Russia to take the necessary steps to align its efforts with those of the international community” in the fight against the Islamic State group, Stoltenberg said. 





We need your support so can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

World » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: NATO, Stoltenberg, Russia, airstrikes, Syria, turkey, Sinirlioglu
Advertisement All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria