Turkey says will inform U.N., NATO on Syrian helicopter downing

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Posted: Sep 16, 2013 1:15 PM

PARIS (Reuters) - Turkey will provide the U.N. Security Council and fellow members of the NATO military alliance with details of the circumstances of its shooting down on Monday of a Syrian helicopter, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said.

Turkish warplanes shot down the Syrian Mi-17 helicopter after it violated Turkish airspace following repeated warnings, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said earlier.

(Writing by Jonathon Burch and Nick Tattersall; Editing by Janet Lawrence)