urkey's prime minister says the air force jet that disappeared over the Mediterranean Sea earlier Friday was shot down by Syria, and that the two Turkish pilots that were manning the warplane remain missing. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey "will determinedly take necessary steps" in response, though he didn't outline what they would be. Relations between Turkey and neighboring Syria have grown increasingly strained, with Turkey backing the U.S. and other countries in saying that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should leave his postition because of the pro-democracy uprisings in his country.
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