Syria–Turkey relations

Greek and Turkish F-16 fighter jets engage in dog fights over Aegean Sea

Turkey continued to escalate its provocations towards Greece, as 14 Turkish military aircraft violated Greek airspace on Friday a day after more violations took place over the Aegean Sea. Twelve F-16 fighter jets, six of which were armed and two CN 235 reconnaissance violated Greek national airspace for 60 times, while another 8 infringements of the Athens FIR occurred.

Tillerson praises US ambassador for efforts amid 'terror support' row with Turkey

United States Secretary of State Rex Tilllerson praised efforts by U.S. Ambassador to Ankara John Bass on Aug. 1 for his efforts in bilateral relations between Ankara and Washington, despite a bitter ongoing dispute over "terrorism support." 

Court arrests three Turkish soldiers for beating Syrian refugees near border

A court has ruled for the arrest of three soldiers for beating and verbally abusing four Syrian refugees who attempted to cross the border illegally in the southern border province of Hatay. 

Another soldier was released as part of an investigation carried out by the Altınözü Chief Public Prosecutor's Office into the incident on July 31. 

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