What’s really sad is I had to get this from the UK, NOT from US media… (Article HERE)
Bülent Arınç, the deputy prime minister, said the second plane had been attacked as it flew above the Mediterranean searching for two pilots. The claim undermines Damascus’s insistence that mistaken identity caused the attack on the first jet.
Turkey has called a meeting of the National Atlantic Council, Nato’s political steering body made up of ambassadors from member states, under the article four of the North Atlantic treaty, which allows any member to consult its allies whenever it believes “the territorial integrity, political independence or security of any of the parties is threatened”.
Now THIS is where it gets interesting, since the US is a member of the NAC… One wonders how the administration is going to handle this hot potato…