SYRIA - THE MEDIA WAR
Monday, June 25, 2012
Syria : Daily Mail Propaganda Headline - TURKEY Pleads For NATO Intervention.
Americas poodle less credible as each day passes.
One must laugh the UK have said they will shoot down any aircraft that enetrs its airspace during the Olympics even if there are innocent passengers on board..see link.
Military intervention in Syria moved a step nearer after Nato announced it would meet to discuss the shooting down of a Turkish warplane.
Amid a tense stand-off, Ankara invoked Article 4 of the defence alliance which allows a member state to consult allies if its security is threatened.
Two Turkish airmen were still missing last night after their unarmed F-4 Phantom jet was shot down by Syrian forces.
A F4 Phantom Turkish fighter jet was shot down by Syrian security forces over international waters, say Turkey
Turkey’s foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the jet ‘momentarily’ strayed into Syrian airspace during Friday’s training flight but was shot down after returning to international airspace.
Damascus insisted the ‘unidentified’ aircraft was engaged while over Syrian territorial waters, which extend 12 nautical miles from the coastline.
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Foreign Secretary William Hague said the ‘deplorable’ incident underlined the need for Syrian president Bashar Assad’s brutal regime to go.
He said: ‘This outrageous act underlines how far beyond accepted behaviour the Syrian regime has put itself and I condemn it wholeheartedly.
‘The Assad regime should not make the mistake of believing it can act with impunity. It will be held to account for its behaviour.’
Turkish Foreign Minister, left, has appealed for Nato support, while British Foreign Secretary William Hague, right, has condemned the 'deplorable’ incident
Whitehall sources said Ankara’s decision to call the Nato meeting in Brussels tomorrow meant the prospect of military intervention would be discussed.
Earlier this month Mr Hague suggested the UK may send troops to Syria if the country spiralled into a Bosnian-style civil war.
More than 14,000, mostly civilians, have been killed in the past 15 months since Assad ordered his soldiers to crush an uprising.
÷Russia is to defy David Cameron by sending back to Syria a cargo ship loaded with helicopter gunships blocked by the UK last week.
The MV Alaed was yesterday in the Arctic port of Murmansk as sources in Moscow cautioned against ‘acts of provocation’.
Mr Hague called the act 'outrageous' and said it underlined the need for Bashar Assad's regime to go
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