Minister Linkevičius: NATO showed it will not tolerate airspace violations
NATO has shown that its members will not tolerate violations of their airspace territorial integrity, Lithuanian Foreign Affairs Minister Linas Linkevičius said to the Žinių Radijas radio.
Turkish air force shot down a Russian bomber SU 24 near the Syrian border on Tuesday. This was the first accident when a NATO air force brought down a Russian military aircraft.
The Lithuanian foreign affairs minister commented, “The incident does not represent a threat from Turkey's side