North Aegean islands

A Wolf Crying Wolf: How Turkey take distorted view of what’s happening beyond its borders

By George Kaklikis*


It’s nothing out of the ordinary for Turkey to take and promulgate a distorted view of what’s happening beyond its borders. The Turkish foreign ministry rebuked Greece for its statements regarding the recitation of extracts from the Koran at the Hagia Sophia museum.


Turkish jets conduct 24 Aegean incursions

12 Turkish jets violated Greek national air space 24 times Thursday in the northeastern Aegean, authorities said.

There was also one mock dog fight between Greek and Turkish aircraft.

The Turkish jets - consisting of 10 armed F-16s flying in four formations, one CN-235 plane and a helicopter - also entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) nine times.