NATO will provide Turkey with new military equipment

The North Atlantic Alliance finds new ways to enhance the Turkish air force.This statement was made by the Secretary General of NATO,Jens Stoltenberg, on Dec. 1, reported Deutsche Welle.In his speech to the Foreign Ministers of NATO in Brussels, Stoltenberg appealed to Turkey and Russia to resolve the crisis and find ways to prevent such a situation.Stoltenberg said that NATO will be working on further measures to ensure the security of Turkey.As expected, the Foreign Ministers will formally agree to send more military equipment to the borders of Turkey.Stoltenberg stressed that he expects a decision about the new equipment"within a week,” reported Reuters.

At the same time, Stoltenberg also stressed that the new equipment supply has no connection to the incident that occurred last week when Turkish air force shot down a Russian Su-24.According to NATO Secretary General, such activities are carried out for several years as part of a commitment to the country-NATO ally.Earlier it was reported that U.S. President, Barack Obama during a meeting with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, called for reduction of tensions between Turkey and the Russian Federation.

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