Turkish Consulate General in Jerusalem

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Press Release Regarding The Decision By Spain To Deploy Patriot Air Defence Systems To Turkey , 25.09.2014

No: 304, 25 September 2014

We welcome the decision by the Spanish Government to backfill the Dutch Patriot unit that will be leaving Turkey in January 2015 with its own Patriot unit and approximately 130 military personnel.

We thank our Ally, Spain, for this decision which represents a concrete manifestation of Alliance solidarity.