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Turkey says believes Syrian plane had "non-civilian" cargo

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 10 Oct 2012 18:45 GMT
Author: Reuters
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ISTANBUL, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Turkey received intelligence that a Syrian passenger plane which it forced to land in Ankara on Wednesday was carrying "non-civilian cargo", Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said.

Speaking live on Turkish television, Davutoglu said Turkey was within its rights under international law to investigate civilian planes suspected to be carrying military materials.

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