ANKARA 

Turkey fulfills its obligations within NATO with both financial and military contributions, the Turkish defense minister said on Friday.

“We are behind this obligation both by our financial contributions and the efforts of our hero soldiers,” Hulusi Akar said.

Akar also said the efforts of some circles trying to show Turkey’s steps for its security as proof of disregarding NATO alliance are “unreasonable”.

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