Turkish military tries to downplay speculation over jet downed by Syria

14.07.2012                      24.Tammus. 5772                       Pinchas

Türkei:

Turkish military tries to downplay speculation over jet downed by Syria

Speculation in Turkey has been mounting since the armed forces released a written statement on Wednesday that appeared to contradict previous official accounts of the June 22 incident.

The Turkish military on Friday tried to damp down speculation about the loss of one of its warplanes last month, repeating its assertion the jet was shot down by Syria and by something other than anti-aircraft fire….