Turkey closes airspace to Russian planes flying to Syria

ISTANBUL: Turkey has closed its airspace to Russian civilian and military planes flying to Syria, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying Saturday by local media. The announcement marks one of the strongest responses to date by Turkey, which has cultivated close ties with Moscow despite being a member of the NATO defence alliance, to Russia’s two-month military assault on Ukraine. “We closed the … Continue reading Turkey closes airspace to Russian planes flying to Syria