There is no plan change on Patriots deployed in Turkey - Pasmussen

Thu 28 Mar 2013 02:18 GMT | 06:18 Local Time

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Rasmussen's comments came after he received a question on whether NATO would support a no-fly zone in north of Syria.

Secretary General of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen said that they had no plans to change the purpose and scope of Patriot missiles deployed in Turkey.

Speaking at a joint press conference with Bulgaria's Prime Minister Marin Raykov, Rasmussen said that "the Patriot missiles were deployed in Turkey for only defensive purposes. We have no intention to attack anyone and we had declared that we were in Turkey to protect the Turkish people and Turkish territory".

Rasmussen's comments came after he received a question on whether NATO would support a no-fly zone in north of Syria.

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