US will not extend the term of Patriot air defense system in Turkey
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 16
The United States of America will not extend the term of its anti-aircraft missile complexes Patriot in Turkey, Hurriyet reported.
Turkey had requested the batteries from its NATO military alliance to help it bolster its air defenses against possible missile attack from Syria.
NATO in 2013 stationed five Patriot missile batteries about 100 kilometers from the Syrian border. Germany and the United States provided two batteries each while the fifth came from Spain.