December 14th, 2012
10:05 AM ET

Germany to join U.S. in deploying Patriot missiles to Turkey

The German parliament approved Friday the deployment of German Patriot anti-aircraft missiles to Turkey, with 461 Bundestag deputies voting in favor of the deployment, 86 against and eight abstentions.

The decision followed an earlier announcement that the United States intends to deploy 400 troops and two Patriot air-defense missile batteries to Turkey in the coming weeks to defend against potential threats from Syria.

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  1. LET'S COME TOGETHER AS A NATION

    THE MESSIAH IS COMING

    December 15, 2012 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse | Reply
    • The Messiah

      I am not coming. I'm just breathing hard.

      December 15, 2012 at 5:32 pm | Report abuse |
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