United States Secretary of State John Kerry stands next to Foreign Affairs Minister of Turkey, Feridun Sinirlioglu, before a bilateral meeting at the Palace Hotel in New York on October 1, 2015.
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Turkey said Monday its F-16 jets had at the weekend intercepted a Russian fighter plane which violated Turkish air space near the Syrian border, forcing the aircraft to turn back.The Russian jet infringed Turkish airspace at 12:08 pm (0908 GMT) Saturday south of the Yayladagi region in Turkey's southern Hatay province, according to the foreign ministry.Turkey has labelled Russia's bombing campaign in Syria as "unacceptable" with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warning that Moscow was making a "grave mistake".Russia's strikes in Syria began just a week after Erdogan visited Moscow to meet President Vladimir Putin and attend the opening of a new mosque.
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