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Syria condemns Turkey 'aggression' after jet downed

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Syria accused Ankara of "flagrant aggression" Sunday after Turkey shot down a warplane near the border, raising tensions as Syrian loyalists and rebels battled for control of a frontier crossing. 

Turkish soldiers stand guard by the Turkish-Syria border on October 4, 2012

Turkey, which backs the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, warned Damascus against testing its determination and pledged a tough response if Syrian warplanes violate its airspace again.

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