Turkey would shoot down planes violating its air space: PM

October 17, 2015 4:34 PM

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Turkey would shoot down planes violating its air space: PM

ISTANBUL Turkey would not hesitate to shoot down planes violating its air space, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Saturday, a day after the NATO member shot down an unidentified drone near its border with Syria.

Syrian, Russian and U.S. coalition aircraft are flying combat missions near Turkey's borders as part of the Syrian civil war. The drone incident highlights the danger that Turkey, with the second largest army in NATO, could be drawn into a military confrontation.

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