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Turkey searches Syria-bound jet

Turkish authorities are searching the cargo of an Armenian plane bound for Syria. Permission was given for the plane to use Turkish airspacve on the condition it did not carry military equipment.

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Turkish official confirms banning of Syrian aircraft

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.

Yes, civilian aircraft (have been banned). Military aircraft were de facto banned way before.

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