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US agrees to send Patriot air defence missiles to Turkey

The US is to send Patriot air defence missiles and 400 troops to Turkey as part of a NATO force to protect Turkish territory from potential missile attacks from Syria.

A number of Syrian shells have already landed in Turkish territory since the conflict in the Arab state began in March last year.

The BBC's world affairs correspondent Mike Wooldridge reports.

  • 14 Dec 2012
  • From the section World
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