NATO to hold an emergency meeting
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) announced Sunday it will hold an emergency ambassadorial-level meeting at Turkey's request in connection with the recent terrorist attacks in the country, Sputnik reported.
"The North Atlantic Council, which includes the ambassadors of all 28 NATO Allies, will meet on Tuesday 28 July, following a request by Turkey to hold consultations under article 4 of NATO's founding Washington Treaty," it stated.
Article 4 allows a NATO ally to request consultations in the event that it deems its security, independence or territorial integrity threatened.
"NATO Allies follow developments very closely and stand in solidarity with Turkey," the communique concluded.