NATO Operation Berlin Approves Patriots for Turkey-Syria Border

Chancellor Merkel's cabinet on Thursday approved a measure to send Patriot air defense missiles to Turkey as part of a NATO mission to prevent violence from spilling over from across Syrian border. Once approved by parliament, the mandate will allow the 400 German soldiers to be stationed there too.
Germany will send two Patriot air defense missile batteries to the Turkish border with Syria.

Germany will send two Patriot air defense missile batteries to the Turkish border with Syria.

DPA / Bundeswehr
cgh -- with wire reports