Turkish Fighter Jets Violate Greek Airspace 56 Times in a Single Day

Turkish fighter jets violated Greek airspace over the Aegean 56 times on Tuesday, making such incidents an almost daily phenomenon.

According to the Greek Ministry of National Defense, the air force recorded 56 violations of national airspace in the Northeast, Central and Southeastern Aegean.

Eleven Turkish aircraft — two F-16s that were flying in formation, two CN-235s and seven helicopters — also committed 14 air-traffic law violations in the Athens Flight Information Region.

According to the General Staff, the Turkish aircraft were identified and intercepted as per international rules.