Turkey Bans all Syrian Planes from its Airspace

Via the BBC:  Turkey bans all Syrian flights over its territory.

The ban includes civilian and military flights.

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  2. @Syria The Truth:

    Wow, I’m impressed the blog is important enough to attract Syrian government propaganda.

  3. Tylerh says:

    @Syria The Truth:

    How clever was it to post this to a site whose readers cut their teeth reading Soviet Propaganda?

    You do know who give Margaret Thatcher the Epithet “The Iron Lady”, right?

    A Russian newsite called “Truth”

    However, I do hope you are being well paid by the word for this longwinded hackery. Every dollar the Assad’s waste on you is a dollar not going to a Russian arms merchant.