Rising tensions on the border of Turkey and Syria have gotten Germany’s attention as it plans to send missiles to Turkey. (BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)
Rising tensions on the border of Turkey and Syria have gotten Germany’s attention as it plans to send missiles to Turkey.
(BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

Germany Ready to Send Missiles to Turkey

November 19, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Germany is planning to send surface-to-air missiles supported by up to 170 soldiers to help defend Turkey’s border from unrest in Syria, the Süddeutsche Zeitung reported November 17.

German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere confirmed that he expected Turkey to formally request help from nato later today. Mortar rounds from Syria have already landed in Turkey, and the government is concerned the spillover could worsen.

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