August 18, 2015

US, Germany to withdraw Patriot missiles from Turkey

Germany and the US will withdraw the Patriot missile batteries they deployed in Turkey's Kahramanmaraş and Gaziantep provinces almost three years ago as part of a NATO mission to enhance Turkey's air defense against a possible attack from Syria's Bashar al-Assad regime.

Germany's Defense Ministry announced the country's decision in a statement on Saturday. Read more.

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