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Turkey to act against Syrian missiles

Government says it is receiving go-ahead from NATO to use missile defence system.
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2012 01:55

After several incursions into its airspace by Syrian air force jets, the Turkish government says it is now getting the go-ahead from NATO for use of the Patriot Missile Defence System.

The surface-to-air missiles will be used to defend Turkish territory against fire from neighbouring Syria.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Antakya, Turkey.

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