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General Breedlove thanks Spain for Patriot commitment

General Breedlove thanks Spain for Patriot commitment

18 Sep. 2014

MONS, Belgium 18 September 2014 — General Philip M. Breedlove (Supreme Allied Commander Europe) thanked Spain for its recent decision to provide Patriot missile batteries and 130 soldiers to augment NATO’s defensive deployment in southern Turkey. The Alliance deployed six batteries in 2013 to augment Turkey's air defence capabilities to defend the population from ballistic missile threats emanating from the Syrian conflict.

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NATO Secretary General on the reported elections in Crimea, Ukraine

NATO Secretary General on the reported elections in Crimea, Ukraine

16 Sep. 2014

NATO does not recognise the reported elections held on 14 September in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine.

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Secretary General: Allies must stand united as a ‘force for freedom’

Secretary General: Allies must stand united as a ‘force for freedom’

15 Sep. 2014

Keeping the Alliance strong could not be more important, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in an address at Carnegie Europe in Brussels on Monday (15 September, 2014), as it faces an arc of crisis and instability stretching from the east to the south. “In this new age of unrest and revisionism, we must stand strong and we must stand united as a force for freedom,” he said.

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