Turkey agrees Syria missile defense with NATO members

By REUTERS
November 20, 2012 11:19

ANKARA - NATO member states have agreed to supply Turkey with a sophisticated Patriot missile defense system to counter a potential threat from Syria and talks on its deployment are in the final stage, Turkey's foreign minister said on Tuesday.

"The countries who supply NATO with Patriot systems are known, we have reached an agreement with those countries. The official application will be completed as soon as possible," Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told a news conference.

"Intensive work is underway and the talks have reached the final stage."


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