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NATO denounces Russian incursion into Turkish airspace

On 29 JUL 15 NEC-SE posted the article: Yesterday Turkey received NATO’s support today they receive Chinese missiles and tomorrow…. In the posting we stated: “This is a dangerous game being played by the global powers. As I tell my kids when you play with fire you could get burned. Just hope your not the first to feel the burn.”

On 2 AUG 15 NEC-SE posted:  Islamic State Free Zone or a doctrinally correct No Fly Zone?

http://nec-se.webbar312.net/2015/08/02/islamic-state-free-zone-or-a-doctrinally-correct-no-fly-zone/

Todays article states NATO denounces Russia:  “The United States and NATO denounced Russia on Monday for violating Turkish airspace and Ankara threatened to respond, reporting two incursions in two days and raising the prospect of direct confrontation between the former Cold War adversaries.”

“NATO held an emergency meeting in Brussels of ambassadors from its 28 member states to respond to what Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called “unacceptable violations of Turkish airspace” after a Russian jet crossed its frontier with Syria on Saturday.”

“A Russian warplane again violated Turkish airspace on Sunday, a Turkish foreign ministry official said late on Monday, prompting Ankara to summon Moscow’s ambassador.”

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0RZ0FT20151005

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, September 23, 2015. REUTERS/Ivan Sekretarev/Pool

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, September 23, 2015. REUTERS/Ivan Sekretarev/Pool

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