In this file photo taken on March 12, 2017, an Iranian military speedboat patrols the waters as a tanker prepares to dock at the oil facility in the Khark Island, Iran.
They are all actually well aware that they are in an abnormal situation. For example, the co-pilot of the tanker aircraft "ASENA 3," Lieutenant Fatih Akbulut, said in his testimony, "The base commander said, 'You will go north in the direction of Ankara, you will supply fuel to the aircraft that asks for fuel from you.
The recording starting at 9:34 a.m. on July 16, 2016 is between the tanker aircraft pilot returning to the İncirlik Air Base and Staff Captain Mustafa Mete Kaygusuz who directed the flights in the air from the Akıncı Aır Base at the 141st Fleet until the morning. It is a farewell speech.
From the moment it was revealed that the Greek government bowed down to the unprecedented claim of Turkey not to land on the island of Rhodes to refuel the aircraft carrying Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to Iran arguing that the island is a demilitarized zone, many hoped that the information is not accurate and things did not happen as the newspapers reported.
Russian intelligence found up to 12,000 tankers and trucks on the Turkish-Iraqi border, reports the General Staff of Russia’s armed forces has reported. Russian Lieutenant-General Sergey Rudskoy told journalists on Friday that the aerial imagery was made in the vicinity of Zakho, a city in Iraqi Kurdistan. There were 11,775 tankers and trucks on both sides of the Turkish-Iraqi border.