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Turkey’s president on Monday called on NATO members to show their alliance with Turkey at this critical time.
“NATO is in a critical period in which it should clearly show the alliance’s solidarity [with Turkey],” Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters during a press conference alongside NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.
Our allies should collaborate with Turkey without discrimination and with no political preconditions, he added.
Turkey has fought Syrian-based threats and the terrorist group Daesh/ISIS for nearly a decade now and is the only NATO member state to see soldiers martyred, said Erdogan.
No European country has the