June 28, 2012

Turks Ask NATO About No-Fly Zone

Michael Weiss, Daily Telegraph

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According to a US  government source privy to the Nato meeting called by Turkey on Tuesday, Ankara has requested that the alliance draw up contingency plans for a no-fly zone to protect Turkish territory in the event of further acts of Syrian aggression.

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