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NATO Patriot missiles arrive in Turkey to counter Syria risks

German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles disembark at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Iskenderun in Hatay province January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles disembark at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Iskenderun in Hatay province January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles disembark at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Iskenderun in Hatay province January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Wing Commander Colonel Marcus Ellermann (C) of the Surface to Air Missile (SAM) at the German armed forces Bundeswehr addresses the media as German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles, disembark at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Iskenderun in Hatay province January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Wing Commander Colonel Marcus Ellermann (C) of the Surface to Air Missile (SAM) at the German armed forces Bundeswehr addresses the media as German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles, disembark at Turkey's...more

Wing Commander Colonel Marcus Ellermann (C) of the Surface to Air Missile (SAM) at the German armed forces Bundeswehr addresses the media as German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles, disembark at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Iskenderun in Hatay province January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles disembark at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Iskenderun in Hatay province January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles disembark at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Iskenderun in Hatay province January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

German military vehicles carrying equipment for NATO patriot defence missiles disembark at Turkey's Mediterranean port of Iskenderun in Hatay province January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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