Turkey says NATO readying to deploy missiles on its soil -report

ANKARA Wed Nov 7, 2012 11:18am EST

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ANKARA Nov 7 (Reuters) - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday NATO was preparing to deploy Patriot missiles on his country's soil, local media reported.

Davutoglu was speaking to Turkish reporters in Brussels. Earlier on Wednesday, a senior Turkish Foreign Ministry official said Turkey planned to make an "imminent" request to NATO for the missiles to be deployed along its border with Syria.