Turkey: Syrian plane was carrying ammunition

Jul 03 2013

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a news conference with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, unseen, in Ankara, Turkey, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Erdogan said the Syrian passenger plane intercepted on its way from Moscow to Damascus was carrying military equipment and ammunition to Syria. Erdogan said the cargo seized by Turkish authorities late Wednesday was destined for the Syrian military.(AP Photo)Escalating tensions with Russia, Turkey defended its forced landing of a Syrian passenger jet en route from Moscow to Damascus, saying Thursday it was carrying Russian ammunition and military equipment destined for the Syrian Defense Ministry.


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