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May 17, 2012 8:40 am

Turkey Accuses Israel of Violating Airspace Near Controversial Gas and Oil Fields

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Israeli Air Force F-16s from Ramon Air Base, Israel. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Turkey accused Israel on Thursday of violating the airspace of Turkish-controlled northern Cyprus in a controversial oil and gas exploration area.

The Israeli aircraft violated the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’s airspace five times in Monday’s incident which saw Turkish fighter jets chase out the intruder, the army command said in a statement.

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