Spain extends Patriot deployment in Turkey till June

The deployment of Spanish Patriot air defense missile system in Turkey will be extended to June this year, the Daily Sabah learned from diplomatic sources.

PATRIOT SAM launcher at ILA 2012
By Sivi Steys (Flickr: Patriot) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Spain offered to send its Patriot units to Turkey to replace those withdrawn by Germany and Netherlands. They were scheduled to return home this month.

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