‘NATO-Turkey conflict reveals cracks in Western military alliance’ — RT Op-Edge
Ankara has refused German lawmakers access to troops stationed at the Konya air base in south-western Turkey.
Konya is both a military air base and a public airport. It is also a major training hub for the Turkish air force, and both NATO and German troops maintain a presence there. German politicians have also been denied access to the Incirlik base. At the moment German troops are being withdrawn from there.
RT: How significant is it that NATO is now trying to mediate in the dispute? Is this escalating the situation even more?
Jan Oberg: If you look at the whole conflict formation between NATO and Turkey, we are in a situation where Turkey is in the center of a number of conflicts. First of all, NATO, is supposed to defend democracy. Turkey is leaving democracy – you just listen to the speeches of President Erdogan here at the anniversary of the coup attempt.
— RT (@RT_com) July 15, 2017
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