Iran opens airspace to China warplanes

The Islamic Republic of Iran has reportedly opened its airspace to Chinese warplanes taking part in joint military maneuvers with Turkey.The maneuvers come ahead of a planned visit by Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao to Turkey. Ankara and Beijing conducted the drills in Turkey’s Central Anatolia region last month.

The war games, codenamed the Anatolian Eagle, were the first involving Turkey and China. Turkey had previously carried out Anatolian Eagle maneuvers with the US and other NATO members as well as Israel.

via PressTV – Iran opens airspace to China warplanes.

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