Turkish F-16 Shoots Down Armenian Fighter Jet In Armenian Airspace; Turkey Denies

Turkish F-16 Shoots Down Armenian Fighter Jet In Armenian Airspace; Turkey Denies

Turkish F-16 Shoots Down Armenian Fighter Jet In Armenian Airspace; Turkey Denies

Tyler Durden

Tue, 09/29/2020 – 10:25

Armenia’s Ministry of Defense (MoD) has announced a massive escalation and alleged provocation by Turkey, saying Turkish F-16 fighter jets took off from an Azerbaijan airport in support of Azeri forces in Nagorno-Karabakh, which has witness the restart of border warfare since Sunday.

The MoD now says one Turkish F-16 was shot down by an Armenian SU-25 fighter jet, it marks (if confirmed) the first direct clash between the Turkish and Armenian armies.

However, Turkey’s Defense Ministry is denying the report that its jet was shot down

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Turkish F-16 file, via Daily Sabah

But the allegation and initial claim out of Yerevan was still enough to send the Turkish lira crashing on the news to a new record low, already from previous historic lows this week.

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Turkish F-16 Shoots Down Armenian Fighter Jet In Armenian Airspace; Turkey Denies