The ministers visited the 10th Tank Base Command in Incirlik base where Patriot system was deployed upon Turkey's demand from NATO against a possible missile threat from Syria.
|Dutch Patriot launcher, Adana, Turkey. |
Photo: MoD, the Netherlands
Dutch minister said that the Netherlands, as a NATO state, undertook its responsibility, and helped Turkey, which was another NATO member state.
Yilmaz said that it was necessary to work together to restore peace in the world.
Noting that restoring peace was one of the goals of NATO, Yilmaz thanked Germany, the Netherlands and US which responded Turkey's demand rapidly.
The ministers then proceeded to Kahramanmaras city.
(Anadolu Agency, 23 February 2013)