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Posted by Fred 2012-06-27 00:00||
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File under: Govt of Syria
#1 Russia Says Syria Downing of Turkey Jet Not a 'Provocation'
A business decision then?
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-27 08:31||
#2 One did not realize that the Russians were in possession of such a dry and rarified sense of humor.
Posted by Shinter Javirong9154 2012-06-27 16:58||
#3 Yeah. Kinda like shooting down a 747 isn't a "provocation"...
Posted by tu3031 2012-06-27 18:25||
#4 If the wreckage is found in Syrian waters, it should be amusing to hear Turkey's explanation. After all, Erdogan did call the jihadist volunteers attempting to smuggle arms to Hamas "peace activists".
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-06-27 19:01||
#5 The jury is still out amongst the MilBlogs/
Forums as to whether it was Russian forces, present or en-route; or Russian-controlled Syrian ADS Network that originally downed Turkey's RF-4???
* DEFENCE FORUM INDIA > SYRIA TO RECEIVE NEW RUSSIA ARMS SOON: THINK-TANK [CAST = Russia]
* FYI DEBKA > claims that British SPECOPS have entered Syria, + that Assad's Presidential coumpound has been attacked.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-06-27 23:29||