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Turkish authorities are searching an Armenian plane bound for the Syrian city of Aleppo, according to the foreign ministry.
The Turkish Foreign Minister said the plane could fly over Turkish airspace only on condition it can search its cargo for possible military equipment.
Turkey and Syria barred each other from using their airspace over the weekend.
An Armenian plane en route to Syria was forced to land in the eastern Turkish city of Erzurum this morning by Turkish authorities.
Officials from the Turkish prime minister's office said the plane was carrying humanitarian aid and was on its way to Aleppo. A Foreign Ministry official said it would be allowed to continue its journey if nothing else was found on board.
Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov says "nobody should worry" about the state of Russia-Turkey relations after the plane grounding incident, said the Ria news agency.
A Turkish Foreign Ministry official confirmed the banning of all Syrian aircraft from its air space, after Turkey intercepted a Syrian airliner, carrying what it said were Russian-made munitions for the Syrian army.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that there were "no weapons" on board the Syrian plane grounded by Turkey on Wednesday.
He said the plane was carrying 'legal' shipment of equipment for radar installation.
Turkey has scrambled two fighter planes to the border of Syria after a Syrian military helicopter bombed the Syrian border town of Azmarin, according to Reuters.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said that the Syrian passenger plane forced to land in Ankara yesterday was carrying Russian-made munitions destined for Syria's defence ministry.
Turkish authorities ordered the Syrian Air passenger plane, which was travelling from Moscow to Damascus, to land after receiving an intelligence tip-off.
Russia's ambassador to Turkey has been summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry, according to officials, after a Syrian passenger plane from Moscow to Damascus was forced to land in Turkey on suspicion of carrying military metals.
Turkish authorities have not released the details of the seized cargo.
Turkey is continuing to search the cargo seized from a Syrian passenger plane travelling from Moscow downed by downed by Turkish fighter jets.
Officials gave no details of what was confiscated, saying investigations were underway, but Turkish authorities remained defiant saying they would continue to investigate Syrian civilian aircraft using its airspace if needed. Turkish Transport Minister Binali Yildirim said:
"We exercised our rights, and we will exercise them again tomorrow if required."