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 Stoltenberg excludes participation of NATO in Syrian conflict

The question of the participation of NATO soldiers in the Syrian conflict is not considered.

The Secretary General of the Alliance Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview with Spiegel, Censor.NET reports.

"The participation of NATO soldiers in the civil war in Syria, no one expects, it is not discussed", he said.

Stoltenberg stressed that training local troops in Iraq and Afghanistan is the best weapon to combat terror.

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The Secretary General pointed to the possibility that NATO will strengthen the operation of the aircraft radar AWACS in the skies over Turkey.

The military conflict in Syria lasts since 2011. The fighting involved government forces, the opposition, radical Islamists, Kurds and other forces. A significant part of the state controlled by ISIS militants. In September 2015, Russia joined conflict.
 
 
 
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