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Turkey closes airspace to Armenia over 'Nemesis' monument

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the closure was in response to Armenia's controversial “Nemesis” monument that commemorates a revenge operation for the Armenian genocide.
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Turkey’s top diplomat said on Wednesday that Turkey has closed its airspace to flights from Armenia in response to a monument erected in Yerevan last week. 

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that flights from Armenia to other countries will not be allowed to enter Turkish airspace. The action is in response to the “Nemesis” monument that was unveiled in Armenia last week, according to Turkey’s official Anadolu Agency.

“If they continue (to insist on the monument), additional steps will be taken,” said Cavusoglu, per the agency.


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