ULKE in Turkey tweeted one of the four fighter planes from Greece approaching the TCG Cesme reportedly "harassed" by dropping a a "chaff cartridge"
ULKE in Turkey tweeted one of the four fighter planes from Greece approaching the TCG Cesme reportedly “harassed” by dropping a a “chaff cartridge” two nautical miles away.
“Four F-16s belonging to the Greek Air Force harassed the ship “TCG Çeşme”, which conducts scientific and technical research in the international waters of the North Aegean.
“One of the 4 Greek fighter planes approaching the research ship harassed by dropping a “chaff cartridge” 2 nautical miles away.”
ULKE TV added in another tweet: “Ministry of National Defense sources stated that the necessary response was given to the harassment of Greek warplanes from 1000 meters altitude.”
A Greek defence ministry official denied the accusations, saying “Greek jets never harassed the Turkish vessel.”
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