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 Pentagon confirms Russian warplane violated Turkish airspace

Russian Su-34 warplane violated the airspace of Turkey yesterday.

Department of Defense spokesman Mark Wright said on Saturday, Censor.NET reports citing RIA Novosti.

"We are aware of reports and can confirm that yesterday another Russian combat aircraft violated Turkish - and NATO - airspace," Wright said.

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The Pentagon has also called on Russia to respect Turkish airspace and cease activities that risk further heightening instability in the region.

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