( Cihan ) - US Department of State Deputy Spokesman Tom Casey said that violation of Turkish airspace by US F-16 jets was unintended and that it was something that's been investigated.
US spokesman commented on the violation of US fighters over Turkey in a daily briefing on Tuesday.
Casey said that the US officials "did discuss with both the Turkish Defense Ministry and Foreign Ministry" as soon as they found out about it. "Certainly we are very respectful of Turkish sovereignty and of Turkish airspace. And through our investigation, we're going to make sure that we take whatever steps are necessary to ensure that this kind of thing doesn't happen again," said the spokesman in the daily press briefing held in Washington.
Two US jets were reported to have violated Turkish airspace on May 24, Thursday.
The report was published on the web site of Turkish General Staff and the jets were said to flown in Turkish airspace over southeastern Turkish city of Hakkari for four minutes.